tinzenite

noun tin·zen·ite \ˈtinzəˌnīt, ˈtin(t)səˌ-\

Definition of tinzenite

plural

-s

  1. :  a mineral CaMnAl(SiO4)2 consisting of a silicate of manganese, aluminum, and calcium and occurring in yellow monoclinic crystals at Tinzen, Grisons, Switzerland

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Origin and Etymology of tinzenite

Tinzen, Switzerland + English -ite


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