sheridanite

noun
sher·i·dan·ite | \ˈsherədᵊnˌīt\
plural -s

Definition of sheridanite 

: a mineral (Mg9Al3)(Al3Si5)O20(OH)16 of the chlorite group consisting of pale greenish colorless basic silicate of magnesium and aluminum

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History and Etymology for sheridanite

Sheridan county, Wyoming, its locality + English -ite

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