noun, often capitalized M&G
mc·​gov·​ern·​ite | \ məˈgəvə(r)ˌnīt \
plural -s

Definition of mcgovernite

: 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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History and Etymology for mcgovernite

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

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“Mcgovernite.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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