Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A yellowish silky mineral, occurring in fibrous, radiating tufts. It is a hydrous phosphate of iron, and is found in the iron ore of Bohemia, to which its presence is an injury (hence its name). Also written kakoxene, kakoxine.
- n. cacoxenite
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Min.) A hydrous phosphate of iron occurring in yellow radiated tufts. The phosphorus seriously injures it as an iron ore.
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