buttgenbachite

noun butt·gen·bach·ite \ˈbətgənˌbaˌkīt, ˈbu̇t-\

Definition of buttgenbachite

plural

-s

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

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Origin and Etymology of buttgenbachite

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


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