natrophilite

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Etymology[edit]

Named with natro- and Ancient Greek φίλος (phílos, affinity) for its high sodium content, +‎ -ite.

Noun[edit]

natrophilite

  1. (mineralogy) An orthorhombic-dipyramidal yellow mineral containing manganese, oxygen, phosphorus, and sodium.

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