brushite definition

  • noun:
    • A mineral created because of the conversation of guano with calcite and clay at a decreased pH, thought to be a precursor of apatite.
    • A white or gray crystalline mineral consisting of the acid phosphate of calcium.
    • A hydrated phosphate of calcium based in the guano of Aves isles and Sombrero when you look at the western Indies, in slender monoclinic crystals of a pale-yellow color.

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