annabergite

noun an·na·berg·ite \ˈanəˌbərˌgīt\

Definition of annabergite

plural

-s

  1. :  a mineral consisting of a hydrous nickel cobalt arsenate (Ni, Co)3(AsO4)2·8H2O occurring in apple-green masses or capillary crystals and isomorphous with erythrite

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Origin and Etymology of annabergite

Annaberg, Saxony, Germany, its locality + English -ite


First Known Use: 1852


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