plural -s
: a mineral MgHPO4.3H2O consisting of an acid magnesium phosphate occurring as white orthorhombic crystals in guano

Word History


German newberyit, from J. Cosmo Newbery, 19th century Australian mineralogist + German -it -ite

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“Newberyite.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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