frondelite

noun fron·del·ite \fränˈdeˌlīt\

Definition of frondelite

plural

-s

  1. :  a mineral MnFe4(PO4)3(OH)5 consisting of a basic phosphate of manganese and iron and isomorphous with rockbridgeite

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Origin and Etymology of frondelite

Clifford Frondel, born 1907 American mineralogist + English -ite


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