buttgenbachite

noun
butt·gen·bach·ite | \ ˈbətgənˌbaˌkīt , ˈbu̇t- \
plural -s

Definition of buttgenbachite 

: a mineral composed of a hydrous copper nitrate with chlorine occurring in mattes of light-blue acicular crystals

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History and Etymology for buttgenbachite

French, from Henri J. F. Buttgenbach, born 1874 Belgian mineralogist + French -ite

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