weinschenkite

noun
wein·schenk·ite | \ ˈvīnˌsheŋˌkīt \
plural -s

Definition of weinschenkite 

: a mineral (Er,Y)PO4.2H2O consisting of a hydrous phosphate of rare earths and occurring in white rounded aggregates and radiating masses

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History and Etymology for weinschenkite

German weinschenkit, from Ernst H. O. K. Weinschenk †1921 German petrographer + German -it -ite

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