Definition of mamanite in English:

mamanite

noun

Mineralogy
historical
  • A mineral now regarded as identical with polyhalite.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in James Dana (1813–1895), geologist, zoologist, and teacher. From German Mamanit from the name of Maman in Iran, its locality + -it.

Pronunciation

mamanite

/ˈmeɪmənʌɪt/