morinite

noun
mo·​rin·​ite | \ ˈmōrəˌnīt, ˈmȯr- \
plural -s

Definition of morinite

: a mineral Na2Ca4Al4(PO4)4O2F6.5H2O that consists of a basic aluminum calcium sodium fluophosphate occurring in colorless to white or pale pink monoclinic crystals (hardness 4.5, specific gravity 2.9)

called also jezekite

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History and Etymology for morinite

French, from Morineau, 19th century French mine director + French -ite

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“Morinite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/morinite. Accessed 28 Nov. 2021.

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