zanazziite

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Zanazzi +‎ -ite, after P. F. Zanazzi, Italian professor of mineralogy.

Noun[edit]

zanazziite (uncountable)

  1. (mineralogy) A complex phosphate with the chemical formula Ca2(Mg,Fe)(Mg,Fe,Mn,Al)4Be4(OH)4(PO4)6·6H2O, having a pale to dark olive-green colour.