Alternate name for delvauxite.

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  • borickite — bor·ick·ite …   English syllables

  • borickite — ˈbȯrə̇ˌkīt sometimes ˈbȯrzhə̇tˌsk noun ( s) Etymology: Emanuel Bořickýdied 1881 Czech petrographer + English ite : a mineral consisting of a reddish brown compact hydrous basic phosphate of iron and calcium of uncertain composition …   Useful english dictionary

  • Delvauxite — Delvauxite, also known as borickite, is a yellow to brown to dark brown amorphous mineral, sometimes forming a botryoidal mass.[1] Its chemical formula is CaFe4(PO4,SO4)2(OH)8•(4 6)H2O.[2] It may sometimes form stalactites. It was first described …   Wikipedia

  • delvauxite — noun A yellow or brown amorphous mineral, sometimes forming a botryoidal mass or stalactites. Syn: borickite …   Wiktionary

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