chlorophoenicite

noun
chlo·​ro·​phoe·​ni·​cite
plural -s

Definition of chlorophoenicite

: a mineral (Mn,Zn)5AsO4(OH7) consisting of a basic arsenate of manganese and zinc and occurring in monoclinic crystals

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History and Etymology for chlorophoenicite

chlor- + phoenic- (from Greek phoinik-, phoinix purple) + -ite; from its colors by daylight and by artificial light

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“Chlorophoenicite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chlorophoenicite. Accessed 8 Dec. 2021.

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