schallerite

noun

schal·​ler·​ite
ˈshaləˌrīt
plural -s
: a mineral Mn8Si6O18(AsO3)(OH).3¹/₂ H2O(?) consisting of a hydrous basic silicate and arsenite of manganese

Word History

Etymology

Waldemar T. Schaller, born 1882 American mineralogist + English -ite

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“Schallerite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/schallerite. Accessed 27 Nov. 2022.

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