bianchite

noun bi·an·chite \bē-ˈaŋ-ˌkīt\

Definition of bianchite

plural

-s

  1. :  a rare mineral (Zn,Fe)SO4.6H2O consisting of hydrous sulfate of zinc and iron occurring as white crystalline crusts

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Origin and Etymology of bianchite

Italian, from Angelo Bianchi, born 1892 Italian mineralogist + Italian -ite


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