mcgovernite

noun

mc·​gov·​ern·​ite
məˈgəvə(r)ˌnīt
plural -s
often capitalized M&G
: a mineral Mn5(AsO3)2SiO3(OH)2 consisting of a basic silicate and arsenite of manganese that is found at Sterling Hill, New Jersey

Word History

Etymology

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

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“Mcgovernite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mcgovernite. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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