Definition of phosphoferrite in English:

phosphoferrite

noun

Mineralogy
  • A mineral consisting of a hydrated phosphate of iron (usually partly replaced by manganese), Fe₃(PO₄)₂.3H₂O, which occurs as pale green crystals and forms an isomorphous series with reddingite.

Origin

1920s; earliest use found in Mineralogical Abstracts. After German Phosphoferrit.