Definition of monetite in English:

monetite

noun

Mineralogy
  • A triclinic hydrogen phosphate of calcium, CaH(PO₄), occurring as translucent, pale yellowish white crystals.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Charles Shepard (1804–1886). From Moneta, the name of a small island near Puerto Rico + -ite.

Pronunciation

monetite

/ˈməʊnɪtʌɪt//ˈmɒnɪtʌɪt/