zaherite

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the name of Mohamed Abduz Zaher, the Bangladeshi geologist who discovered it, and +‎ -ite.

Noun[edit]

zaherite (plural zaherites)

  1. (mineralogy) A mineral, a complex sulphate of aluminium, coloured white to blue-green.

External links[edit]

  • zaherite Barthelmy, David (accessed 29 August 2016) Webmineral Mineralogy Database[1]
  • zaherite mindat.org[2], Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, accessed 29 August 2016