phosphoferrite

noun
phos·​pho·​ferrite | \ ˌfäsfō+ \

Definition of phosphoferrite

: a mineral (Fe,Mn)3(PO4)2.3H2O consisting of a manganese ferrous hydrous phosphate and occurring in white or greenish crystalline masses (hardness 4–5, specific gravity 3.2)

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History and Etymology for phosphoferrite

phosph- + ferrous + -ite

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“Phosphoferrite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/phosphoferrite. Accessed 6 Jul. 2022.

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