The octahydrate of magnesium phosphate; Mg3(PO4)2-8H2O; sometimes found in renal calculi.

Compare: newberyite, struvite.

Origin: Pierre A. Bobierre, Fr. Chemist, + -ite 4.

(05 Mar 2000)

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