plural -s
: a highly basic arsenate and sulfate of copper and aluminum Cu18Al2(AsO4)3(SO4)3(OH)27.33H2O of various shades of green that occurs in tabular crystals or foliated masses

Word History


German chalkophyllit, from chalk- chalc- + phyll- + -it -ite

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“Chalcophyllite.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 May. 2024.

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