mooreite

noun moore·ite \ ˈmu̇ˌrīt , ˈmōˌ- , ˈmȯˌ- \

Definition of mooreite

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

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Origin and Etymology of mooreite

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


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