vauxite

noun
vaux·​ite | \ ˈvȯkˌsīt, ˈväk-\
plural -s

Definition of vauxite

: a mineral FeAl2(PO4)2(OH)2.7H2O consisting of a hydrous basic phosphate of iron and aluminum in triclinic crystals

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History and Etymology for vauxite

George Vaux †1927 American lawyer and naturalist + English -ite

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