[ kuhm-ing-tuh-nahyt ]
/ ˈkʌm ɪŋ təˌnaɪt /
an amphibole mineral, magnesium-iron silicate, similar in composition to anthophyllite but richer in iron.
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Origin of cummingtonite
named after Cummington, Mass., where it is found; see -ite1
Words nearby cummingtonite
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