claudetite

noun
clau·​de·​tite | \ ˈklȯdəˌtīt \
plural -s

Definition of claudetite

: a mineral consisting of a native arsenic trioxide As2O3 crystallizing in the monoclinic system — compare arsenolite

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History and Etymology for claudetite

French claudétite, from French Claudet, 19th century French chemist, its discoverer + French -ite

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“Claudetite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/claudetite. Accessed 12 Aug. 2020.

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