plural -s
: 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

Word History


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

First Known Use

1852, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of annabergite was in 1852

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“Annabergite.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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