zektzerite

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the name of Jack Zektzer, who recognised that the mineral (originally misidentified as morganite) was unknown, +‎ -ite.

Noun[edit]

zektzerite (uncountable)

  1. (mineralogy) A mineral of agpaitic granites.

Further reading[edit]

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