richellite

noun ri·chell·ite \rə̇ˈsheˌlīt\

Definition of richellite

plural

-s

  1. :  a mineral Ca3Fe10(PO4)8(OH,F)12.nH2O(?) consisting of a basic hydrous fluophosphate of iron and calcium in yellow masses

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Origin and Etymology of richellite

French richellite, from Richelle, near Visé, Liége province, Belgium + French -ite


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