molysite

noun
mol·​y·​site | \ ˈmäləˌsīt \
plural -s

Definition of molysite

: a mineral FeCl3 consisting of native ferric chloride found in Vesuvian lava

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History and Etymology for molysite

Italian molisite, from Greek mōlysis action of parboiling, simmering (from mōlyein to parboil + -sis) + Italian -ite

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“Molysite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/molysite. Accessed 25 Jun. 2022.

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