frondelite

noun
fron·​del·​ite | \ fränˈdeˌlīt \
plural -s

Definition of frondelite

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

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History and Etymology for frondelite

Clifford Frondel, born 1907 American mineralogist + English -ite

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“Frondelite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/frondelite. Accessed 23 Oct. 2020.

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