noun svab·ite \ˈsfäˌbīt, ˈsvä-\

Definition of svabite



  1. :  a mineral Ca5F(AsO4)3 consisting of fluoride-arsenate of calcium that is at least partially isomorphous with apatite, hedyphane, and mimetite

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Origin and Etymology of svabite

Swedish svabit, from Anton Svab †1768 Swedish mining official + Swedish -it -ite

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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