Definition of mooreite in English:

mooreite

Pronunciation /ˈmʊərʌɪt/ /ˈmɔːrʌɪt/

noun

Mineralogy
  • A hydrated basic sulphate of magnesium, manganese, and zinc, (Mg,Mn,Zn) ₁₅ (SO ₄) ₂ (OH) ₂₆ ·8H ₂ O, crystallizing in the monoclinic system and occurring as colourless tabular crystals.

Origin

1920s. From the name of Gideon Moore, U.S. chemist + -ite.