plural -s
: a mineral (Ni,Mg)3Si2O5(OH)4 consisting of a hydrous nickel magnesium silicate

Word History


International Scientific Vocabulary nepou- (from Népoui, New Caledonia, its locality) + -ite

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“Nepouite.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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