natrophilite

noun

na·​troph·​i·​lite
nəˈträfəˌlīt
plural -s
: a mineral NaMn(PO4) consisting of phosphate of sodium and manganese almost isostructural with varulite but having sodium and manganese disordered

Word History

Etymology

natr- + -phil + -ite

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“Natrophilite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/natrophilite. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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