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  • n. A monoclinic-prismatic mineral containing lithium, manganese, oxygen, potassium, and silicon.

Etymologies

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-ite

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  • One wonders if Mr. Norrish is just a little embarrassed that the mineral name honoring him ends with -shite.

    Keith Norrish from the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization, Australia.

    June 8, 2010