noun clau·de·tite \ˈklȯdəˌtīt\

Definition of claudetite



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

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Origin and Etymology of claudetite

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

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capable of being understood in two ways

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