conichalcite

noun con·i·chal·cite \ ˌkänəˈkalˌsīt \

Definition of conichalcite

plural -s
: a mineral CaCu(AsO4)(OH) consisting of basic copper calcium arsenate occurring in green masses

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Origin and Etymology of conichalcite

German konichalzit, from Greek konia plaster, ash, dust + chalkos copper + German -it -ite; akin to Greek konis dust


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