carbonate-apatite

noun

: apatite containing a considerable amount of carbonate: such as
a
: apatite in which the calcium phosphate carbonate predominates over other components
b
: calcium phosphate carbonate of uncertain formula probably Ca10(PO4)6(CO3)(H2O)

called also dahllite

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“Carbonate-apatite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/carbonate-apatite. Accessed 5 Jun. 2023.

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