Meaning of akrochordite in English:

akrochordite

Pronunciation /ˌakrə(ʊ)ˈkɔːdʌɪt/

noun

(also acrochordite)
Mineralogy
  • A rare reddish-brown mineral typically found as small spherical aggregates in association with manganese ore.

    Akrochordite is a hydrated basic arsenate of manganese and magnesium, Mn₄Mg(AsO₄)₂(OH)₄·4H₂O. Crystal system: monoclinic.

Origin

1920s. From ancient Greek ἀκροχορδών acrochordon + -ite, after Swedish akrochordit, with allusion to the ‘wartlike’ spherical aggregates of the mineral.