monetite

   A cave mineral — CaHPO4 [11].

A Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology with Special Reference to Environmental Karst Hydrology. . 2002.

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  • monetite — mon·e·tite …   English syllables

  • monetite — ˈmänəˌtīt noun ( s) Etymology: Moneta island, near Puerto Rico + English ite : a mineral CaHPO4 consisting of an acid calcium hydrogen phosphate and occurring in yellowish white crystals …   Useful english dictionary

  • List of minerals K-M (complete) — It is currently not possible to have a complete list of minerals . The International Mineralogical Association is the international group that recognises new minerals and new mineral names, however minerals discovered before 1959 did not go… …   Wikipedia

  • brushite — ▪ mineral       rare mineral, a hydrated calcium phosphate (CaHPO4·2H2O), that forms colourless to pale yellow, transparent to translucent efflorescences or tiny crystals. It occurs in small quantities in many phosphate deposits, particularly as… …   Universalium

  • μονετίτης — ο (ορυκτ.) σπάνιο φωσφορικό ορυκτό τού ασβεστίου με κιτρινόλευκο χρώμα. [ΕΤΥΜΟΛ. Μεταφορά στην ελλ. ξεν. όρου, πρβλ. αγγλ. monetite, από την ονομ. τού νησιού Μονέτα] …   Dictionary of Greek

  • calcium phosphate — noun a phosphate of calcium; a main constituent of animal bones • Hypernyms: ↑phosphate, ↑orthophosphate, ↑inorganic phosphate * * * noun 1. : an orthophosphate of calcium: as a. : one of the three simple orthop …   Useful english dictionary

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