mooreite

noun
moore·​ite | \ ˈmu̇ˌrīt, ˈmōˌ-, ˈmȯˌ- \
plural -s

Definition of mooreite

: a mineral (Mg,Zn,Mn)8(SO4)(OH)144H2O consisting of a hydrous basic sulfate of magnesium, zinc, and manganese

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History and Etymology for mooreite

Gideon E. Moore †1895 American chemist + English -ite

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“Mooreite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mooreite. Accessed 8 Aug. 2022.

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