Wavellite Wa"vel*lite, n. [After Dr. Wm. Wavel, the discoverer.] (Min.) A hydrous phosphate of alumina, occurring usually in hemispherical radiated forms varying in color from white to yellow, green, or black. [1913 Webster]

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  • Wavellite — Catégorie VIII : phosphates, arséniates, vanadates[1] Wavellite Général …   Wikipédia en Français

  • wavellite — ● wavellite nom féminin (de W. Wavell, nom propre) Phosphate hydraté naturel d aluminium, orthorhombique, qui tapisse les fentes de certaines roches schisteuses. ⇒WAVELLITE, subst. fém. MINÉR. Phosphate hydraté naturel d aluminium, de densité… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • wavellite — [wā′və līt΄] n. [after W. Wavell (? 1829), Eng physician who discovered it] a rare, semihard, orthorhombic mineral, hydrous aluminum phosphate, Al3 (PO4) 2 (OH) 3·5H2O, characterized by a radiating, globular structure …   English World dictionary

  • Wavellite — Infobox mineral name = Wavellite category = Phosphate mineral boxwidth = boxbgcolor = imagesize = 300 caption = Wavellite from Poland formula = Al3(PO4)2(OH,F)3·5H2O molweight = color = Green to yellowish green and yellow, brown, white and… …   Wikipedia

  • wavellite — vavelitas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Mineralas. formulė Al₃[(OH)₃|(PO₄)₂]·5H₂O atitikmenys: angl. wavellite rus. вавеллит …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • wavellite — /way veuh luyt /, n. Mineral. a hydrous aluminum fluorophosphate occurring as white to yellowish green or brown aggregates of radiating fibers. [named in 1805 after W. Wavell (d. 1829), English physician, its discoverer; see ITE1] * * * ▪ mineral …   Universalium

  • wavellite — noun A hydrated aluminium phosphate, Al(PO)(OH,F)·5HO, sometimed mined as a source of phosphorus …   Wiktionary

  • wavellite — wa·vell·ite …   English syllables

  • wavellite — /ˈweɪvəlaɪt/ (say wayvuhluyt) noun a white to yellowish green or brown mineral, a hydrous aluminium fluorophosphate. {named after its discoverer, W Wavell, died 1829, English physician} …   Australian English dictionary

  • wavellite — ˈwāvəˌlīt noun ( s) Etymology: William Wavell died 1829 English physician + English ite : a mineral Al3(PO4)2(OH)3.5H2O consisting of a hydrous basic aluminum phosphate and occurring usually in hemispherical radiated aggregates varying from white …   Useful english dictionary

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