Cacoxene
Cacoxene Ca*cox"ene, Cacoxenite Ca*cox"e*nite, n. [Gr. kako`s bad + ????? guest.] (Min.) A hydrous phosphate of iron occurring in yellow radiated tufts. The phosphorus seriously injures it as an iron ore. [1913 Webster]

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  • cacoxene — ca·cox·ene …   English syllables

  • cacoxene — noun see cacoxenite …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cacoxenite — Cacoxene Ca*cox ene, Cacoxenite Ca*cox e*nite, n. [Gr. kako s bad + ????? guest.] (Min.) A hydrous phosphate of iron occurring in yellow radiated tufts. The phosphorus seriously injures it as an iron ore. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Kakoxene — Ka*kox ene, n. See {Cacoxene}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cacoxénite — Catégorie VIII : phosphates, arséniates, vanadates[1] Cacoxénite Mines de Horcajo, Espagne …   Wikipédia en Français

  • -xene — kˌsēn noun combining form ( s) Etymology: French xène, from Greek xenos stranger, from xenos 1. : substance rarely associated with (such) a mineral anthracoxene …   Useful english dictionary

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