zussmanite

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Jack Zussman, geology professor and author, +‎ -ite.

Noun[edit]

zussmanite (usually uncountable, plural zussmanites)

  1. (mineralogy) A hydrated iron-rich silicate, found as a pale green crystal with perfect cleavage.

Further reading[edit]

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