hodgkinsonite

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Hodgkinson +‎ -ite, after H. H. Hodgkinson, its discoverer.

Noun[edit]

hodgkinsonite (uncountable)

  1. (mineralogy) A rare monoclinic zinc manganese silicate mineral with the chemical formula Zn2MnSiO4(OH)2, having a pink, red or yellow-red colour.

Further reading[edit]

  • Hodgkinsonite” in David Barthelmy, Webmineral Mineralogy Database[1], 1997–.
  • hodgkinsonite mindat.org[2], Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, accessed 29 August 2016