kolbeckite

noun

kol·​beck·​ite
ˈkōlˌbeˌkīt
plural -s
: a mineral consisting of a hydrous silicate and phosphate of beryllium, aluminum, and calcium

Word History

Etymology

German kolbeckit, from Friedrich Kolbeck †1943 German mineralogist + German -it -ite

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“Kolbeckite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/kolbeckite. Accessed 25 Apr. 2024.

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