lansfordite

noun
lans·​ford·​ite | \ˈlan(t)sfə(r)ˌdīt, -anzf-\
plural -s

Definition of lansfordite 

: a mineral MgCO3.5H2O composed of a hydrous basic carbonate of magnesium like paraffin when first taken out of the ground but altering to nesquehonite on exposure

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History and Etymology for lansfordite

German lansfordit, from Lansford, Pennsylvania, its locality + German -it -ite

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