Meaning of fairfieldite in English:

fairfieldite

Pronunciation /ˈfɛːfiːldʌɪt/

noun

Mineralogy
  • A phosphate mineral typically found as greenish or yellowish-white prismatic crystals and crystal aggregates.

    Fairfieldite is a hydrated phosphate of calcium, manganese, and iron, Ca₂(Mn,Fe)(PO₄)₂·2H₂O. Crystal system: triclinic.

Origin

Late 19th century. From the name of FairfieldCounty, Connecticut, where the mineral was first identified + -ite.