monetite

noun
mon·​e·​tite | \ ˈmänəˌtīt \
plural -s

Definition of monetite

: a mineral CaHPO4 consisting of an acid calcium hydrogen phosphate and occurring in yellowish white crystals

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History and Etymology for monetite

Moneta island, near Puerto Rico + English -ite

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“Monetite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/monetite. Accessed 16 Feb. 2020.

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