plural -s
: a mineral Pb5Fe4O10(Cl,OH)2 consisting of oxychloride lead and iron

Word History


International Scientific Vocabulary hemat- + phan- (probably from Greek phanos light, bright) + -ite; originally formed as German hämatophanit

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“Hematophanite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hematophanite. Accessed 8 Jun. 2023.

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