noun tesch·e·mach·er·ite \ˈteshəˌmakəˌrīt\

Definition of teschemacherite



  1. :  a mineral consisting of an acid ammonium carbonate occurring in yellowish to white crystals in beds of guano (hardness 1.5, specific gravity 1.4)

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Origin and Etymology of teschemacherite

Frederick E. Teschemacher †1863 English chemist + English -ite

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