Meaning of neotocite in English:

neotocite

(also neotokite)

Pronunciation /ˌniːə(ʊ)ˈtəʊkʌɪt/

noun

Mineralogy
  • A hydrated silicate of manganese, ferrous iron, and often magnesium, (Mn, Fe, Mg)SiO ₃ ·H ₂ O, found as black amorphous masses.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in James Dana (1813–1895), geologist, zoologist, and teacher. From Hellenistic Greek νεότοκος newborn, recent (from ancient Greek νέος new + τόκος offspring, childbirth: see toco-) + -ite, after German Neotokit.