jacobsite

[ jey-kuhb-zahyt ]
/ ˈdʒeɪ kəbˌzaɪt /

noun

a rare magnetic mineral, manganese iron oxide, MnFe2O4, similar to magnetite.

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Origin of jacobsite

1865–70; named after Jacobsberg Swedish locality; see -ite1
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