noun, often capitalized M&G mc·gov·ern·ite \məˈgəvə(r)ˌnīt\

Definition of mcgovernite



  1. :  a mineral Mn5(AsO3)2SiO3(OH)2 consisting of a basic silicate and arsenite of manganese that is found at Sterling Hill, New Jersey

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Origin and Etymology of mcgovernite

J.J. McGovern †1915 American mine foreman + English -ite

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a brief usually trivial fact

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