plural -s
: a mineral (Fe,Mg,Mn)3(PO4)2.4H2O that is a hydrous iron phosphate with magnesium and manganese replacing some of the iron and that occurs in small green transparent monoclinic crystals

Word History


Henry Ludlam †1880 English mineralogist + English -ite

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“Ludlamite.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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