calclacite

noun
cal·​cla·​cite | \ ˈkalkləˌsīt \
plural -s

Definition of calclacite

: calcium chloride acetate CaCl(C2H3O2).5H2O found as an efflorescence on museum specimens (as of calcareous rocks and fossils)

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History and Etymology for calclacite

International Scientific Vocabulary calcium + Cl (symbol for chlorine) + acetate + -ite; originally formed in French

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“Calclacite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/calclacite. Accessed 19 Jan. 2022.

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