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

Word History


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

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“Molybdophyllite.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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