[ wey-vuh-lahyt ]
/ ˈweɪ vəˌlaɪt /
a hydrous aluminum fluorophosphate occurring as white to yellowish-green or brown aggregates of radiating fibers.
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Origin of wavellite
named in 1805 after W. Wavell (died 1829), English physician, its discoverer; see -ite1
Words nearby wavellite
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Example sentences from the Web for wavellite
But how is it that they are subdued into that spherical obedience, like a crystal of wavellite?Proserpina, Volume 1|John Ruskin
Quartz ought to exist in a state of hydrate, and Wavellite, not Corundum, ought to be the state of alumina in granite.The Life of Sir Humphrey Davy, Bart. LL.D., Volume 2 (of 2)|John Ayrton Paris
British Dictionary definitions for wavellite
/ (ˈweɪvəˌlaɪt) /
a greyish-white, yellow, or brown mineral consisting of hydrated basic aluminium phosphate in radiating clusters of small orthorhombic crystals. Formula: Al 3 (PO 4) 2 (OH) 3 .5H 2 O
Word Origin for wavellite
C19: named after William Wavell (died 1829), English physician
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