sussexite

noun

sus·​sex·​ite
-kˌsīt
plural -s
: a mineral MnBO2OH isomorphous with szaibelyite consisting of a borate of manganese and occurring in white fibrous veins (hardness 3, specific gravity 3.4)

Word History

Etymology

Sussex, county of northern New Jersey + English -ite

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“Sussexite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sussexite. Accessed 27 Jan. 2023.

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