rowe·​ite | \ ˈrōˌīt \
plural -s

Definition of roweite

: a mineral (Mn,Mg,Zn)Ca(BO2)2(OH)2, consisting of a basic borate of calcium, manganese, magnesium, and zinc

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First Known Use of roweite

1937, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for roweite

George Rowe 20th century American mineralogist

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“Roweite.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Oct. 2020.

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