: a mineral Zn2(FeMn)(PO4)2.4H2O consisting of a hydrous phosphate of zinc, ferrous iron, and manganese and forming colorless or pale blue monoclinic crystals with perfect micaceous cleavage (hardness 3–4, specific gravity 3.1)

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phosph- + phyllite

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“Phosphophyllite.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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