chlorapatite

noun chlor·apatite \(ˈ)klōr+\

Definition of chlorapatite

plural

-s

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

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Origin and Etymology of chlorapatite

International Scientific Vocabulary chlor- + apatite


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