Definition of mosesite in English:

mosesite

Pronunciation /ˈməʊzɪzʌɪt/

noun

Mineralogy
  • A cubic hydrated nitrogen compound of mercury (chemically, a salt of Millon's base) which occurs as yellow crystals and has the formula Hg ₂ NX.H ₂ O, where X represents chiefly chloride and sulphate (and sometimes also molybdate).

Origin

Early 20th century. From the name of Alfred J. Moses, U.S. mineralogist + -ite.