okenite

noun oken·ite \ˈōkəˌnīt\

Definition of okenite

plural

-s

  1. :  a compact or fibrous mineral CaSi2O4(OH)2.H2O consisting of a whitish hydrous calcium silicate

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Origin and Etymology of okenite

German okenit, from Lorenz Oken †1851 German naturalist + German -it -ite


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