kribergite

noun
krib·​er·​gite | \ ˈkribərˌgīt \
plural -s

Definition of kribergite

: a mineral approximately Al16(PO4)8(SO4)3(OH)18.10H2O consisting of a hydrous basic sulfate and phosphate of aluminum

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History and Etymology for kribergite

Swedish kribergit, probably irregular from Kristineberg mine, Västerbotten province, northern Sweden, its locality + Swedish -it -ite

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“Kribergite.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/kribergite. Accessed 26 January 2020.

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