vivianite

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English[edit]

Vivianite

Etymology[edit]

Named after its discoverer English mineralogist J. G. Vivian in 1817.[1]

Noun[edit]

vivianite (uncountable)

  1. (mineralogy) A blue, green or colourless mineral of monoclinic crystals, Fe3(PO4)2·8H2O.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Richard V. Gaines, H. Catherine W. Skinner, Eugene E. Foord, Brian Mason, and Abraham Rosenzweig: Dana's new mineralogy, John Wiley & Sons, 1997