messelite

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Named for type locality Messel (Germany) +‎ -ite.

Noun[edit]

messelite

  1. (mineralogy) A triclinic-pinacoidal mineral containing calcium, hydrogen, iron, manganese, oxygen, and phosphorus.

Further reading[edit]

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

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