an·​na·​berg·​ite | \ ˈanəˌbərˌgīt \
plural -s

Definition of annabergite

: 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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First Known Use of annabergite

1852, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for annabergite

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

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“Annabergite.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Jul. 2020.

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