noun ma·nas·se·ite \məˈnasēˌīt\

Definition of manasseite



  1. :  a mineral Mg6Al2(OH)16(CO3).4H2O that is a basic hydrous carbonate of magnesium and aluminum

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Origin and Etymology of manasseite

Ernesto Manasse †1922 Italian mineralogist + English -ite

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capable of being understood in two ways

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