prosopite

noun
pros·​o·​pite | \ ˈpräsəˌpīt \
plural -s

Definition of prosopite

: a mineral CaAl2(F,OH)8 consisting of a basic fluoride of calcium and aluminum

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History and Etymology for prosopite

German prosopit, from prosop- (from Greek prosōpeion mask, from prosōpon face) + -it -ite; from its occurrence as a pseudomorph

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“Prosopite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/prosopite. Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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