nigerite

noun ni·ger·ite \ˈnījəˌrīt\

Definition of nigerite

plural

-s

  1. :  a mineral (Zn,Fe,Mg)(Sn,Zn)2(Al,Fe)12O22(OH)2 consisting of an oxide and hydroxide of aluminum, iron, tin, zinc, and magnesium

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Origin and Etymology of nigerite

Nigeria, its locality + English -ite


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