Meaning of planerite in English:

planerite

Pronunciation /ˈplanərʌɪt/

noun

Mineralogy
  • A mineral closely similar to turquoise in structure, but lacking copper atoms.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in James Dana (1813–1895), geologist, zoologist, and teacher. From German Planerit from the name of D. I. Planer, director of the copper mines of Gumeshevsk in the Ural Mountains, Russia, where the mineral was found + German -it.