plural -s
: a dark brown monoclinic basic phosphate of manganese, iron, magnesium, and calcium (Mn,Fe,Mg,Ca)2(PO4)(F,OH) generally with a fibrous massive structure

Word History


German triplit, from tripl- + -it -ite; from its threefold cleavage

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“Triplite.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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