augelite

noun au·ge·lite \ˈȯjəˌlīt, -gə-\

Definition of augelite

plural

-s

  1. :  a mineral Al2(OH)3PO4 consisting of a colorless or white basic aluminum phosphate (specific gravity 2.7)

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Origin and Etymology of augelite

International Scientific Vocabulary auge- (from Greek augē brightness) + -lite; probably originally formed as German augelith; akin to Albanian agój to dawn, Old Slavic jugŭ south; basic meaning: brightness


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