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

Word History


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

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“Weinschenkite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/weinschenkite. Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

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