stokesite

noun stokes·ite \ˈstōkˌsīt\

Definition of stokesite

plural

-s

  1. :  a mineral CaSnSi3O9.2H2O consisting of a hydrous silicate of calcium and tin and occurring in colorless orthorhombic crystals (hardness 6, specific gravity 3.2)

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Origin and Etymology of stokesite

Sir George G. Stokes †1903 British mathematician and physicist + English -ite


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