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

Word History


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

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“Svabite.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Feb. 2024.

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