tarbuttite

noun
tar·​butt·​ite | \ ˈtärbəˌtīt \
plural -s

Definition of tarbuttite

: a basic zinc phosphate Zn2PO4(OH) in clusters of colorless or pale yellow, brown, red, or green triclinic crystals

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History and Etymology for tarbuttite

Percy C. Tarbutt, 20th century Australian mine director + English -ite

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“Tarbuttite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tarbuttite. Accessed 19 Jan. 2022.

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