babefphite

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From the chemical symbols of the elements that compose it: Ba ‎(barium), Be ‎(beryllium), F ‎(fluorine), P ‎(phosphorous) + -ite.

Noun[edit]

babefphite

  1. (mineralogy) A tetragonal-ditetragonal dipyramidal white mineral containing barium, beryllium, fluorine, oxygen, and phosphorus.

References[edit]

  • Babefphite in the Mineralogy Database: [1]