plural -s
: a mineral Na3MgCl(CO3)2 composed of a magnesium sodium carbonate with chloride and occurring in colorless octahedral crystals

Word History


C. H. Northup, 19th century American mineral collector who first obtained it + English -ite

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“Northupite.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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