beresovite

noun

be·​res·​o·​vite
bə-ˈre-sə-ˌvīt
plural -s
: a mineral perhaps Pb6(CrO4)3(CO3)O2 consisting of a deep red lead chromate-oxide-carbonate

Word History

Etymology

French, from Beresov, Ural mountains, U.S.S.R., its locality + French -ite

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“Beresovite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/beresovite. Accessed 3 Mar. 2024.

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