plural -s
: a mineral K2Ca(SO4)2.H2O consisting of a hydrous calcium potassium sulfate and occurring in colorless or white tabular crystals (hardness 2.5, specific gravity 2.6)

Word History


German syngenit, from Greek syngenēs related + German -it -ite; from its relationship to polyhalite

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“Syngenite.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 12 Jun. 2024.

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