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pickeringite

[pik-er-ing-ahyt, pik-ring-] /ˈpɪk ər ɪŋˌaɪt, ˈpɪk rɪŋ-/
noun
1.
a mineral, magnesia alum, occurring usually in the form of white fibrous masses.
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45; named after John Pickering (1777-1846), American linguist; see -ite1
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