noun Etymology: German Ankerit, from M. J. Anker died 1843 Austrian mineralogist Date: circa 1843 a yellowish to brown mineral consisting of a carbonate of calcium and iron

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  • ankerite — /ang keuh ruyt /, n. a carbonate mineral related to dolomite but with iron replacing part of the magnesium. [1835 45; named after M. J. Anker (d. 1843), Austrian mineralogist; see ITE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • ankerite — an·ker·ite …   English syllables

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