metavariscite

noun
meta·​variscite

Definition of metavariscite

: a mineral AlPO4.2H2O that consists of a hydrous phosphate of aluminum and is polymorphous with variscite and isomorphous with metastrengite

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“Metavariscite.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/metavariscite. Accessed 21 November 2019.

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