Definition of hopeite
: 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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