Definition of childrenite in English:

childrenite

noun

Mineralogy
  • A phosphate mineral typically found as pale or yellowish brown prismatic crystals.

Origin

Early 19th century. From the name of John George Children, English chemist and mineralogist, keeper of minerals at the British Museum of Natural History + -ite.

Pronunciation

childrenite

/ˈtʃɪldrɪnʌɪt/