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  • n. A monoclinic-prismatic mineral containing hydrogen, iron, magnesium, manganese, oxygen, and phosphorus.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A mineral occurring in small, green, transparent, monoclinic crystals. It is a hydrous phosphate of iron.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A hydrous phosphate of iron, occurring in bright-green monoclinic crystals. It is found near Truro in Cornwall, and is associated with vivianite in cavities in pyrite.

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