gageite

gageite

[′gā‚jīt]
(mineralogy)
(Mn,Mg,Zn)8Si3O14·2H2O (or 3H2O) A mineral composed of a hydrous silicate of manganese, magnesium, and zinc.
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It made extensive use of biblical nomenclature: all in all it employed a set of characters of about one hundred dramatis personae, the majority of whom bore names such as Mordecai the Benjaminite for Benjamin Franklin, Thomas the Gageite for Thomas Gage the military commander of Boston, or plain biblical names such as Joshua, Ehud son of Gera, and Jedidiah the priest.