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  • n. A triclinic-pinacoidal mineral containing calcium, hydrogen, iron, oxygen, and phosphorus.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A hydrated phosphate of ferrous iron and calcium occurring in colorless triclinic crystals and also in massive forms: found at Anapa on the Black sea.

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