hureaulite

noun

hu·​reau·​lite
ˈhyu̇(ˌ)rōˌlīt,
hyəˈr-
plural -s
: a mineral H2Mn5(PO4)4.4H2O consisting of a hydrous manganese phosphate having a yellowish, orange-red, rose, or grayish color, and occurring in prismatic monoclinic crystals or massive

Word History

Etymology

French, from Hureaux, north of Limoges, France + French -lite

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“Hureaulite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hureaulite. Accessed 27 Nov. 2022.

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