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

Word History


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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“Augelite.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

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