arsenoclasite

noun

ar·​se·​no·​cla·​site
" + ˈklāˌsīt,
-ˌzīt
plural -s
: a mineral Mn5AsO4(OH)4 consisting of a basic manganese arsenate

Word History

Etymology

International Scientific Vocabulary arsen- + Greek klasis breaking, fracture + International Scientific Vocabulary -ite; originally formed as Swedish or German arsenoklasit

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“Arsenoclasite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/arsenoclasite. Accessed 8 Dec. 2022.

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