zwieselite

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Named for type locality Zwiesel (in Bavaria, Germany) +‎ -ite.

Noun[edit]

zwieselite (uncountable)

  1. (mineralogy) A brown to black mineral containing manganese, iron, phosphorus, oxygen, and fluorine.

Further reading[edit]

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