goyazite

noun
goy·​a·​zite | \ ˈgȯi(y)əˌzīt \
plural -s

Definition of goyazite

: a mineral SrAl3(PO4)2(OH)5.H2O consisting of a granular yellowish white hydrous strontium aluminum phosphate

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History and Etymology for goyazite

French goyazite, from Goyaz (Goiaz), state in Brazil + French -ite

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“Goyazite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/goyazite. Accessed 1 Mar. 2021.

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