mosesite

noun
mo·​ses·​ite | \ ˈmōzə̇ˌzīt, -ˌsīt \
plural -s

Definition of mosesite

: a mineral Hg2N(X).H2O consisting of a hydrous nitride of mercury with other anions and water exchangeable within wide limits

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History and Etymology for mosesite

Alfred J. Moses †1920 American mineralogist + English -ite

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“Mosesite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mosesite. Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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