wardite

noun ward·ite \ˈwȯrˌdīt\

Definition of wardite

plural

-s

  1. :  a mineral Na4CaAl12(PO4)8(OH)18.6H2O consisting of a hydrous basic sodium, calcium, and aluminum phosphate and occurring in green concretionary masses (hardness 5, specific gravity 2.8)

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Origin and Etymology of wardite

Henry A. Ward †1906 American naturalist + English -ite


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