cacoxenite

noun ca·cox·e·nite \kəˈkäksəˌnīt, ka-\
variants: less commonly

cacoxene

\kəˈkäkˌsēn, ka-\

Definition of cacoxenite

plural

-s

  1. :  a mineral Fe4(PO4)3(OH)3.12H2O consisting of a hydrous iron phosphate occurring in yellow or brownish radiated tufts

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Origin and Etymology of cacoxenite

German kakoxen cacoxenite (from kak- cac- + -xen -xene) + English -ite


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