variants or clinoclasite
plural -s
: a mineral Cu3(AsO4)2.3Cu(OH)2 consisting of basic copper arsenate and being dark green and translucent in prismatic crystals or massive

Word History


clinoclase from German klinoklas, from klin- clin- + -klas -clase; clinoclasite from German klinoklas + English -ite

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“Clinoclase.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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