plural -s
: a mineral (Fe,Mn)2(PO4)(OH) that consists of basic iron phosphate and is isomorphous with triploidite and isostructural with sarkinite

Word History


Caleb Wroe Wolfe, born 1908 American crystallographer + English -ite

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“Wolfeite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wolfeite. Accessed 30 Nov. 2023.

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