Origin of werneriteafter A. G. Werner (1750-1817), German geologist + -ite
Origin of werneriteAfter Abraham Gottlob Werner.
(countable and uncountable, plural wernerites)
- (mineralogy) The common greyish or white variety of soapolite.
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