plural -s
: 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

Word History


Nigeria, its locality + English -ite

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“Nigerite.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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