boleite

noun
bo·​le·​ite | \ bōˈlāˌīt, -ˈlēˌ- \
plural -s

Definition of boleite

: a mineral Pb9Cu8Ag3Cl21(OH)16.2H2O consisting of a basic and hydrous lead copper silver chloride

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History and Etymology for boleite

French boleite, from Boleo, village near Santa Rosalía, Lower California, Mexico + French -ite

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“Boleite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/boleite. Accessed 4 Aug. 2020.

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