newberyite

noun new·bery·ite \ˈn(y)üb(ə)rēˌīt, -ˌber-\

Definition of newberyite

plural

-s

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

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Origin and Etymology of newberyite

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


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