palmierite

noun

pal·​mie·​rite
ˌpalmēˈeˌrīt,
palˈmiˌr-
plural -s
often capitalized
: a mineral (K,Na)2Pb(SO4)2 that is a sulfate of lead, sodium, and potassium usually with only a little sodium

Word History

Etymology

French palmiérite, from Luigi Palmieri †1896 Italian meteorologist + French -ite

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“Palmierite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/palmierite. Accessed 27 Jan. 2023.

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