ˈbȯrə̇ˌkīt sometimes ˈbȯrzhə̇tˌsk-
plural -s
: a mineral consisting of a reddish brown compact hydrous basic phosphate of iron and calcium of uncertain composition

Word History


Emanuel Bořický †1881 Czech petrographer + English -ite

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“Borickite.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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