Definition of brochantite
: a mineral Cu4SO4(OH)6 consisting of a basic copper sulfate occurring in emerald-green orthorhombic crystals or massive (hardness 3.5–4, specific gravity 3.91)
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Origin and Etymology of brochantite
A. J. F. M. Brochant de Villiers †1840 French geologist + English -ite
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