plural -s
: a mineral MgH(AsO4)·7H2O consisting of a hydrous acid arsenate of magnesium

Word History


German rösslerit, from Karl Rössler, 19th century resident of Hanau, Germany + German -it -ite

First Known Use

1862, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of roesslerite was in 1862

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“Roesslerite.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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