bieberite

noun
bie·​ber·​ite | \ ˈbē-bə-ˌrīt \
plural -s

Definition of bieberite

: a mineral CoSO4.7H2O consisting of hydrous cobalt sulfate occurring especially in pale red crusts and stalactites

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History and Etymology for bieberite

German Bieberit, from Bieber, town in Hesse, Germany + German -it -ite

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“Bieberite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bieberite. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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