woodhouseite

noun wood·house·ite \ˈwu̇dˌhau̇ˌsīt\

Definition of woodhouseite

plural

-s

  1. :  a mineral CaAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6 of the beudantite group consisting of a basic sulfate and phosphate of aluminum and calcium isomorphous with svanbergite, hinsdalite, corkite, and beudantite

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Origin and Etymology of woodhouseite

Charles D. Woodhouse, born 1888 American mineralogist + English -ite


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