plural -s
: a mineral CuAl4(AsO4)2(OH)2.4H2O consisting of a hydrous copper aluminum arsenate occurring in turquoise-blue microcrystalline masses (specific gravity 2.80)

Word History


French céruléite, from cérulé cerulean (from Latin caeruleus) + -ite

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“Ceruleite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ceruleite. Accessed 1 Oct. 2023.

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