souzalite

noun sou·za·lite \ˈsōzəˌlīt\

Definition of souzalite

plural

-s

  1. :  a mineral (Mg,Fe)3(Al,Fe)4(PO4)4(OH)6.2H2O consisting of a hydrous basic phosphate of magnesium, iron, and aluminum found with scorzalite in Minas Gerais, Brazil

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Origin and Etymology of souzalite

Antonio J. A. de Souza, 20th century Brazilian mineralogist + English -lite


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