noun an·drews·ite \ˈan(ˌ)drüˌzīt\

Definition of andrewsite



  1. :  a mineral consisting of a hydrous phosphate of copper and iron (Cu, FeII)3Fe6III(PO4)4(OH)12

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Origin and Etymology of andrewsite

Thomas Andrews †1885 Irish chemist + English -ite

First Known Use: 1871

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capable of being understood in two ways

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