noun hope·ite \ˈhōˌpīt\

Definition of hopeite



  1. :  a mineral Zn3(PO4)2.4H2O consisting of a hydrous phosphate of zinc (specific gravity 2.76–2.85)

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Origin and Etymology of hopeite

Thomas C. Hope †1844 Scottish chemist + English -ite

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a trip made at another's expense

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