noun tor·rey·ite \-ēˌīt\

Definition of torreyite



  1. :  a mineral (Mg,Mn,Zn)7(SO4)(OH)12.4H2O consisting of a basic hydrous sulfate of magnesium, manganese, and zinc

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Origin and Etymology of torreyite

John Torrey †1873 + English -ite

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