variants or less commonly mascagnine
plural -s
: native ammonium sulphate (NH4)2SO4 found in volcanic districts

Word History


mascagnite alteration (influenced by -ite) of mascagnine, from German maskagnin, from Paolo Mascagni †1815 Italian anatomist + German -in -ine

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“Mascagnite.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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