wolfeite

noun wolfe·ite \ ˈwu̇lˌfīt \

Definition of wolfeite

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

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Origin and Etymology of wolfeite

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


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