borickite

noun
bor·​ick·​ite | \ ˈbȯrə̇ˌkīt sometimes ˈbȯrzhə̇tˌsk- \
plural -s

Definition of borickite

: a mineral consisting of a reddish brown compact hydrous basic phosphate of iron and calcium of uncertain composition

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History and Etymology for borickite

Emanuel Bořický †1881 Czech petrographer + English -ite

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“Borickite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/borickite. Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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