crandallite

noun
cran·​dall·​ite | \ ˈkrandəlˌīt \
plural -s

Definition of crandallite

: a mineral consisting of hydrous calcium-aluminum phosphate CaAl3(PO4)2(OH)5H20 occurring in white to grayish fine-fibrous masses

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History and Etymology for crandallite

M. L. Crandall, 20th century American mining engineer + English -ite

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“Crandallite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/crandallite. Accessed 6 Dec. 2021.

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