Brushite

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Brushite (Min) A white or gray crystalline mineral consisting of the acid phosphate of calcium.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n brushite A hydrated phosphate of calcium found in the guano of Aves Islands and Sombrero in the West Indies, in slender monoclinic crystals of a pale-yellow color.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
From George J. Brush, an American mineralogist