herderite

noun
her·​der·​ite | \ ˈhərdəˌrīt, ˈher- \
plural -s

Definition of herderite

: a mineral CaBe(PO4)(F,OH) consisting of phosphate and fluoride of beryllium and calcium

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History and Etymology for herderite

Baron Siegmund A. W. von Herder †1838 German mining official + English -ite

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“Herderite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/herderite. Accessed 12 Jun. 2021.

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