serandite

noun
ser·​and·​ite | \ ˈserənˌdīt \
plural -s

Definition of serandite

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

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History and Etymology for serandite

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

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“Serandite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/serandite. Accessed 3 Aug. 2021.

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