leucophoenicite

noun
leu·​co·​phoe·​ni·​cite | \ lükōˈfēnəˌsīt \
plural -s

Definition of leucophoenicite

: a mineral Mn7Si3O12(OH)2 consisting of a manganese silicate

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History and Etymology for leucophoenicite

leuc- + phoenic- (from Greek phoinik-, phoinix purple) + -ite

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“Leucophoenicite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/leucophoenicite. Accessed 21 Apr. 2021.

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