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

Word History


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

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“Calclacite.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Jun. 2023.

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