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wernerite

[wur-nuh-rahyt] /ˈwɜr nəˌraɪt/
noun, Mineralogy.
1.
a variety of scapolite.
Origin of wernerite
1805-1815
1805-15; named after A. G. Werner (1750-1817), German mineralogist; see -ite1
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wernerite

/ˈwɜːnəˌraɪt/
noun
1.
another name for scapolite
Word Origin
C19: named after Abraham Gottlieb Werner (1749–1817), German geologist
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