davisonite

davisonite

[′dā·və·sə‚nīt]
(mineralogy)
Ca3 Al(PO4)2(OH)3·H2O A white mineral consisting of a hydrous basic phosphate of calcium and aluminum.
References in periodicals archive ?
Davisonite was also described as a new species from Clay Canyon by Larsen and Shannon (1930), who at first named it "dennisonite," with the intention of honoring the author of the 1896 wardite description.