noun mont·gom·ery·ite \-ˌīt\

Definition of montgomeryite



  1. :  a mineral Ca4Al5(PO4)6(OH)5.11H2O consisting of a hydrous basic phosphate of calcium and aluminum

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Origin and Etymology of montgomeryite

Arthur Montgomery, born 1909 American geologist + English -ite

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a brief usually trivial fact

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