plural -s
: a common apatite containing chlorine: such as
: apatite in which chlorine predominates over fluorine, hydroxyl, and carbonate
: calcium phosphate chloride Ca5Cl(PO4)3

Word History


International Scientific Vocabulary chlor- + apatite

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“Chlorapatite.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Feb. 2024.

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