morinite

noun mo·rin·ite \ˈmōrəˌnīt, ˈmȯr-\

Definition of morinite

plural

-s

  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of morinite

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


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