marrite

noun

marr·​ite
ˈmäˌrīt
plural -s
: a mineral that occurs as a well-characterized substance of unknown composition in minute equant monoclinic crystals in the dolomite at Lengenbach, Valais, Switzerland

Word History

Etymology

John E. Marr †1933 English geologist + English -ite

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“Marrite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/marrite. Accessed 3 Dec. 2022.

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