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

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A hydrous phosphate of calcium and iron occurring in groups of small tabular crystals in the brown-coal beds near Messel in Hesse.

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