berlinite

noun ber·lin·ite \ (ˌ)bər-ˈli-ˌnīt , ˈbərlə- \

Definition of berlinite

plural -s
: a mineral AlPO4 consisting of a hydrous aluminum phosphate occurring in colorless to rose-red masses (specific gravity 2.6)

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Origin and Etymology of berlinite

Swedish berlinit, from N. H. Berlin, 19th century Swedish pharmacologist + Swedish -it -ite


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