quenselite

noun
quen·​sel·​ite | \ ˈkwen(t)sᵊlˌīt \
plural -s

Definition of quenselite

: a mineral PbMnO2(OH) consisting of basic lead manganese oxide and occurring in black monoclinic crystals

History and Etymology for quenselite

Swedish quenselit, from Percy D. Quensel, born 1881 Swedish mineralogist + Swedish -it -ite

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“Quenselite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/quenselite. Accessed 6 Oct. 2022.

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