serandite

noun

ser·​and·​ite
ˈserənˌdīt
plural -s
: a mineral consisting of hydrous silicate of manganese, lime, soda, and potash and occurring in rose-red monoclinic crystals

Word History

Etymology

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 18 May. 2024.

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