morenosite

noun
mo·​ren·​o·​site | \ məˈrenəˌsīt \
plural -s

Definition of morenosite

: a mineral NiSO4.7H2O consisting of nickel sulfate and occurring in light green crystals or fibrous crusts

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History and Etymology for morenosite

Spanish morenosita, from Moreno, 19th century Spaniard + connective -s- + Spanish -ita -ite

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“Morenosite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/morenosite. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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