sincosite

noun
sin·​cos·​ite | \ ˈsiŋkəˌsīt \
plural -s

Definition of sincosite

: a mineral Ca(VO)2(PO4)2.5H2O consisting of hydrous calcium vanadyl phosphate and occurring in thin tetragonal scales or plates

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History and Etymology for sincosite

Sincos, Peru, where it was discovered + English -ite

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“Sincosite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sincosite. Accessed 29 May. 2020.

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