noun par·set·tens·ite \pärˈsetənˌzīt\

Definition of parsettensite



  1. :  a mineral Mn5Si6O13(OH)8 consisting of a hydrous manganese silicate forming cleavable copper-red masses

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Origin and Etymology of parsettensite

German parsettensit, from Parsettens, mountain in Graubünden canton, Switzerland + German -it -ite

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capable of being understood in two ways

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