chesterite

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the town of Chester in Vermont, +‎ -ite.

Noun[edit]

chesterite (uncountable)

  1. (mineralogy) A basic inosilicate of magnesium and iron.

Further reading[edit]

  • David Barthelmy (1997–2021) , “Chesterite”, in Webmineral Mineralogy Database.
  • chesterite”, in Mindat.org[1], Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, 2000–2021.