steigerite

noun
stei·​ger·​ite | \ ˈstīgəˌrīt \
plural -s

Definition of steigerite

: a mineral 4AlVO4.13H2O consisting of hydrous aluminum vanadate and occurring in canary yellow masses in San Miguel valley, California

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History and Etymology for steigerite

George Steiger †1944 American chemist + English -ite

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“Steigerite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/steigerite. Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

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