lecontite

noun
le·​cont·​ite | \ ləˈkänt‧ˌīt \
plural -s

Definition of lecontite

: a mineral Na(NH4,K)SO4.2H2O consisting of a hydrous sodium potassium ammonium sulfate found in bat guano

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History and Etymology for lecontite

John L. Le Conte + English -ite

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“Lecontite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lecontite. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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