svanbergite

noun
svan·​berg·​ite | \ ˈsfänˌbərˌgīt, ˈsvä- \
plural -s

Definition of svanbergite

: a mineral SrAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6 consisting of a basic phosphate and sulfate of strontium and aluminum that is isomorphous with beudantite, corkite, hinsdalite, and woodhouseite

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History and Etymology for svanbergite

Swedish svanbergit, from Lars F. Svanberg †1878 Swedish chemist + Swedish -it -ite

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“Svanbergite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/svanbergite. Accessed 26 Feb. 2021.

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