vauxite

noun vaux·ite \ˈvȯkˌsīt, ˈväk-\

Definition of vauxite

plural

-s

  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of vauxite

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


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