crandallite

noun cran·dall·ite \ ˈkrandəlˌīt \

Definition of crandallite

plural -s
: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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Origin and Etymology of crandallite

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


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