calcioferrite

noun cal·cio·fer·rite \¦kalsē(ˌ)ōˈfeˌrīt\

Definition of calcioferrite

plural

-s

  1. :  a mineral consisting of a hydrous calcium iron phosphate occurring in yellow to green nodular masses

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Origin and Etymology of calcioferrite

International Scientific Vocabulary calcio- + Latin ferrum iron + International Scientific Vocabulary -ite; originally formed as German kalkoferrit


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