: a mineral Zn3(PO4)2.4H2O consisting of a hydrous zinc phosphate, being dimorphous with hopeite, and occurring in colorless tabular triclinic crystals (hardness 3.7, specific gravity 3.3)

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para- entry 1 + hopeite

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“Parahopeite.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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