plural -s
: 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

Word History


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

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“Morinite.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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