Definition of vashegyite
: a mineral 2Al4(PO4)3(OH)3.27H2O (?) that is hydrated basic aluminum phosphate and occurs in white to yellow masses (hardness 2–3, specific gravity 1.96)
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Origin and Etymology of vashegyite
German vashegyit, from Vashegy, village formerly in Hungary, now in southern Czechoslovakia, its locality + German -it -ite
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