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cummingtonite

[ kuhm-ing-tuh-nahyt ]
/ ˈkʌm ɪŋ təˌnaɪt /
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noun
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

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