chalcomenite

noun
chal·​co·​me·​nite | \ ˌkalkəˈmēˌnīt \
plural -s

Definition of chalcomenite

: a mineral CuSeO3.2H2O consisting of copper selenite and occurring in blue crystals

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History and Etymology for chalcomenite

French chalcoménite, from chalc- + Greek mēnē moon + French -ite; from its being a compound of selenium, which is named for the moon

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“Chalcomenite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chalcomenite. Accessed 11 Aug. 2022.

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