stainierite

noun stai·nier·ite \ ˈstīnēəˌrīt , stīˈniˌr- \

Definition of stainierite

plural -s
:a rare mineral CoO(OH) consisting of cobalt oxide-hydroxide and occurring in black mammillary masses

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Origin and Etymology of stainierite

Dutch stainieriet, from Xavier Stainier, 20th century Belgian geologist + Dutch -iet -ite


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