pinite

[pin-ahyt, pee-nahyt]

Origin of pinite

1795–1805; < German Pinit, named after Pini, mine in Germany; see -ite1
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pinite

noun
  1. a greyish-green or brown mineral containing amorphous aluminium and potassium sulphates

Word Origin for pinite

C19: from German Pinit, named after the Pini mine, Schneeberg, Saxony
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