triphylite


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triphylite

(ˈtrɪfɪˌlaɪt)
n
(Minerals) a bluish-grey rare mineral that consists of lithium iron phosphate in orthorhombic crystalline form and occurs in pegmatites. Formula: LiFePO4
[C19: from tri- + phyl-, from Greek phulon family + -ite1, referring to its three bases]