caledonite

noun cal·e·do·nite \ˌkaləˈdōˌnīt\

Definition of caledonite

plural

-s

  1. :  a mineral Cu2Pb5(SO4)3(CO3)(HO)6 consisting of basic copper lead sulfate occurring in minute green crystals

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Origin and Etymology of caledonite

French calédonite, from Latin Caledonia Scotland, its locality + French -ite


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