One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A mineral originally regarded as an oxyfluoride of calcium and magnesium, but later recognized as identical with the mineral fluoborite, Mg₃BO₃(F,OH)₃.
Late 19th century; earliest use found in Edward Dana (1849–1935), mineralogist and physicist. From Nocera, the name of a town near Salerno, southern Italy, near which the mineral was found + -ite, after Italian nocerina.
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