Definition of reedmergnerite in English:

reedmergnerite

noun

Mineralogy
  • A member of the feldspar group of minerals which is isostructural with albite and occurs as colourless, beige, or orange prisms.

Origin

1950s. From the names of Frank S. Reed (b. 1894) and John L. Mergner (b. 1894), mid 20th-cent. technicians of the United States Geological Survey in Washington + -ite.

Pronunciation

reedmergnerite

/riːdˈməːɡnərʌɪt/