noun beu·dant·ite \ˈbyü-dən-ˌtīt, byü-ˈdan-\

Definition of beudantite



  1. :  a mineral PbFe3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6 consisting of a basic ferric lead arsenate and sulfate occurring in green to black rhombohedral crystals

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Origin and Etymology of beudantite

French beudantite, from François S. Beudant †1852 French mineralogist + French -ite

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