molybdophyllite

noun
mo·​lyb·​do·​phyl·​lite | \ məˌlibdōˈfiˌlīt \
plural -s

Definition of molybdophyllite

: a mineral (Pb,Mg)2SiO4.H2O(?) consisting of a hydrous lead magnesium silicate

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History and Etymology for molybdophyllite

International Scientific Vocabulary molybd- + phyll- + -ite; from its occurrence in foliated masses

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“Molybdophyllite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/molybdophyllite. Accessed 16 Aug. 2022.

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