serandite

noun ser·and·ite \ˈserənˌdīt\

Definition of serandite

plural

-s

  1. :  a mineral consisting of hydrous silicate of manganese, lime, soda, and potash and occurring in rose-red monoclinic crystals

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Origin and Etymology of serandite

French sérandite, from J. M. Sérand, 20th century West African mineral collector + French -ite


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