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

Word History


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

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“Kribergite.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Dec. 2023.

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