overite

noun
over·​ite | \ ˈōvəˌrīt \
plural -s

Definition of overite

: a mineral Ca3Al8(PO4)8(OH)6.15H2O consisting of hydrous basic phosphate of aluminum and calcium

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History and Etymology for overite

Edwin Over, born 1903 American mineral collector + English -ite

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“Overite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/overite. Accessed 4 Mar. 2021.

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