xanthoxenite

xanthoxenite

[zan‚thäk·sə‚nīt]
(mineralogy)
Ca2Fe(PO4)2(OH)·1½H2O A pale yellow to brownish-yellow, monoclinic or triclinic mineral consisting of a hydrated basic phosphate of calcium and iron; occurs as masses and crusts.
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After the visit, Embrey sent Kay a reprint of Laubmann and Steinmetz's 1923 description of Hagendorf "xanthoxenite": the authors' sketch showed a single crystal resting on one of a clump of jumbled (wirrstrahlige) yellow acicular crystals which they called cacoxenite.
Strunz claimed that Moore's "jahnsite" was xanthoxenite; a mineral that Clifford Frondel noted at the Palermo, New Hampshire pegmatite in 1949 was at first called xanthoxenite but later shown to be stewartite; later, phosphate pegmatites in New Hampshire and South Dakota, as studied by prominent mineralogists including Mary Mrose, Paul B.
II-New data on xanthoxenite. III-Salmonsite discredited.