Cacoxenite definitions

(chemistry) A soft phosphate of iron occurring in yellowish clumps: hydrated iron aluminum phosphate oxide: (Fe,Al)25(PO4)17O6(OH)12·17H2O.
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Origin of cacoxenite

From Ancient Greek κακός (kakos, “bad”) + ξένος (ksenos, “guest”) because the phosphorous content of cacoxenite lessens the quality of iron smelted from ore containing it.