noun kut·na·ho·rite \ˌkətnəˈhōrˌīt, ˌku̇t-\

Definition of kutnahorite



  1. :  a mineral Ca(Mn,Mg,Fe)CO3 that consists of a carbonate of calcium, manganese, magnesium, and iron and that is isomorphous with either dolomite or calcite

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Origin and Etymology of kutnahorite

German kutnahorit, from Kutná Hora, western Czechoslovakia, its locality + German -it -ite

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