plural -s
: a mineral (Fe,Al)Po4.2H2O consisting of a pale-gray hydrous phosphate of iron and aluminum belonging to the isomorphous series strengite-variscite

Word History


French barrandite, from Joachim Barrande †1883 French geologist + French -ite

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“Barrandite.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 12 Jun. 2024.

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