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

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A basic zinc phosphate, Zn3P2O8.Zu(OH)2, which occurs in triclinic crystals, colorless or of pale tint, also in crystalline aggregates: found at the Broken Hill mines, Rhodesia.

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