One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A cubic hydrated nitrogen compound of mercury (chemically, a salt of Millon's base) which occurs as yellow crystals and has the formula Hg₂NX.H₂O, where X represents chiefly chloride and sulphate (and sometimes also molybdate).
Early 20th century. From the name of Alfred J. Moses, U.S. mineralogist + -ite.
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