whewellite

noun
whew·​ell·​ite | \ ˈhyüəˌlīt\
plural -s

Definition of whewellite

: a mineral CaC2O4.H2O consisting of calcium oxalate occurring in colorless or white monoclinic crystals polymorphous with weddellite

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History and Etymology for whewellite

William Whewell †1866 English philosopher + English -ite

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