beraunite

noun

be·​raun·​ite
bə-ˈrau̇-ˌnīt,
bā-ˈraü-,
ˈbā-ˌrau̇-
plural -s
: a mineral consisting of a hydrous basic iron phosphate commonly in brown or dark red druses or radiated globules

Word History

Etymology

German beraunit, from Beraun (Beroun), Czechoslovakia + German -it -ite

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“Beraunite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/beraunite. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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