alforsite

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

John T. Alfors (1930-2005) of the California Geological Survey +‎ -ite.

Noun[edit]

alforsite (uncountable)

  1. (mineralogy) A hexagonal phosphate mineral of the apatite group, composed of barium, phosphorus, chlorine, and oxygen.

Further reading[edit]

  • Alforsite” in David Barthelmy, Webmineral Mineralogy Database[1], 1997–.
  • alforsite mindat.org[2], Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, accessed 29 August 2016

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