clinoclase

noun cli·no·clase \ˈklīnəˌklās, -āz\
variants: or

clinoclasite

\¦klīnə¦klāˌsīt, klīˈnäkləˌ-\

Definition of clinoclase

plural

-s

  1. :  a mineral Cu3(AsO4)2.3Cu(OH)2 consisting of basic copper arsenate and being dark green and translucent in prismatic crystals or massive

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Origin and Etymology of clinoclase

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


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