varulite

noun va·ru·lite \ˈvärəˌlīt\

Definition of varulite

plural

-s

  1. :  a mineral (Na,Ca)(Mn,Fe)2(PO4)2 consisting of manganese, sodium, and calcium with minor amounts of iron, isomorphous with hühnerkobelite, and isostructural with triphylite and lithiophilite

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Origin and Etymology of varulite

Swedish varulit, from Varuträsk, locality in northern Sweden + Swedish -lit -lite


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