Davisonite

noun
Da·​vi·​son·​ite | \ ˈdāvəsəˌnīt \
plural -s

Definition of Davisonite

: a mineral Ca3Al(PO4)2(OH)3.H2O(?) consisting of a hydrous basic phosphate of calcium and aluminum

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History and Etymology for Davisonite

John M. Davison †1915 American chemist and mineralogist + English -ite

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“Davisonite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Davisonite. Accessed 20 Sep. 2021.

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