wernerite

wernerite

[wur-nuh-rahyt]
noun Mineralogy.
a variety of scapolite.

Origin:
1805–15; named after A. G. Werner (1750–1817), German mineralogist; see -ite1

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wernerite (ˈwɜːnəˌraɪt)
 
n
another name for scapolite
 
[C19: named after Abraham Gottlieb Werner (1749--1817), German geologist]

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