witherite

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with·er·ite

 (wĭth′ə-rīt′)
n.
A white, yellow, or gray mineral, chiefly BaCO3.

[German Witherit, after William Withering (1741-1799), British physician.]

witherite

(ˈwɪðəˌraɪt)
n
(Minerals) a white, grey, or yellowish mineral consisting of barium carbonate in orthorhombic crystalline form: occurs in veins of lead ore. Formula: BaCO3
[C18: named after W. Withering (1741–99), English scientist, who first described it]

with•er•ite

(ˈwɪð əˌraɪt)

n.
a white to grayish mineral, barium carbonate, BaCO3, occurring in crystals and masses.
[1785–95; after W. Withering (1741–99), who first described it; see -ite1]
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