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

Word History


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

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“Stainierite.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 May. 2023.

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