stewartite

noun
stew·​art·​ite | \ ˈst(y)üə(r)ˌtīt \
plural -s

Definition of stewartite

: a mineral consisting of a hydrous phosphate of manganese that is brownish yellow in color, is usually in minute crystals and tufts of fibers, and is found with hureaulite in several pegmatites

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History and Etymology for stewartite

Stewart mine, Pala, California, where it was originally found + English -ite

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“Stewartite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stewartite. Accessed 26 Oct. 2021.

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