phosphorite

noun
phos·pho·rite | \ˈfäs-fə-ˌrīt \

Definition of phosphorite 

1 : a fibrous concretionary apatite

Other Words from phosphorite

phosphoritic \ˌfäs-fə-ˈri-tik \ adjective

First Known Use of phosphorite

1794, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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