borickite

noun bor·ick·ite \ ˈbȯrə̇ˌkīt sometimes ˈbȯrzhə̇tˌsk- \

Definition of borickite

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

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Origin and Etymology of borickite

Emanuel Bořický †1881 Czech petrographer + English -ite


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