prosopite

noun pros·o·pite \ ˈpräsəˌpīt \

Definition of prosopite

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

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Origin and Etymology of prosopite

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


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