arrojadite

noun ar·ro·ja·dite \ ˌarəˈjäˌdīt \

Definition of arrojadite

plural -s
: a mineral Na2(Fe, Mn)5(PO4)4 consisting of a phosphate of sodium, iron, and manganese occurring in Brazil as dark green monoclinic masses

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Origin and Etymology of arrojadite

Portuguese arrojadita, from Miguel Arrojado Lisbôa 20th century Brazilian geologist + Portuguese -ita -ite


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