Definition of roscherite
: a mineral (Ca,Mn,Fe)2Al(PO4)2(OH).2H2O consisting of a hydrous basic phosphate of aluminum, manganese, calcium, and iron and occurring in dark brown monoclinic crystals
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Origin and Etymology of roscherite
German roscherit, from Walter Roscher, 20th century German mineral collector) + German -it -ite
First Known Use: 1915
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