antlerite

noun

ant·​ler·​ite
ləˌrīt
plural -s
: a mineral Cu3SO4(OH)4 consisting of a basic copper sulfate, occurring in green crystals, and interlaced aggregates of needlelike crystals

Word History

Etymology

Antler Mine, Arizona, its locality + English -ite

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“Antlerite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/antlerite. Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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