richellite

noun
ri·​chell·​ite | \ rə̇ˈsheˌlīt \
plural -s

Definition of richellite

: 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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History and Etymology for richellite

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

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“Richellite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/richellite. Accessed 23 Jan. 2022.

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