noun cork·ite \ˈkȯrˌkīt\

Definition of corkite



  1. :  a phosphate-sulfate-hydroxide of lead and iron PbFe3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6 that is isomorphous with beudantite

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Origin and Etymology of corkite

French, from Cork, county in Ireland, its locality + French -ite

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to cast off or become cast off

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