sturtite

noun sturt·ite \ˈstərtˌīt\

Definition of sturtite

plural

-s

  1. :  a mineral Mn3FeSi4O11(OH)3.10H2O(?) consisting of a rare hydrous silicate of iron, manganese, calcium, and magnesium and occurring in black compact masses

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Origin and Etymology of sturtite

Charles Sturt †1869 English explorer + English -ite


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