larsenite

noun

lar·​sen·​ite
ˈlärsᵊnˌīt
plural -s
: a mineral PbZnSiO4 consisting of a lead and zinc silicate occurring at Franklin, New Jersey, in colorless orthorhombic prisms

Word History

Etymology

Esper S. Larsen, born 1879 American geologist + English -ite

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“Larsenite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/larsenite. Accessed 2 Feb. 2023.

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