Definition of newberyite in English:

newberyite

noun

Mineralogy
  • A hydrated orthorhombic magnesium acid phosphate, MgH(PO₄)·3H₂O, which occurs as colourless crystals.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Mineralogy Magazine. From German Newberyit from the name of J. Cosmo Newbery (19th-cent. Australian mineralogist) + -it.

Pronunciation

newberyite

/ˈnjuːb(ə)rɪˌʌɪt/