noun cu·pro·ri·va·ite

Definition of cuprorivaite



  1. :  a mineral approximately CaCuSi4O10.H2O consisting of a hydrous silicate of calcium and copper

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Origin and Etymology of cuprorivaite

cupr- + rivaite (synonym of wollastonite), from Dr. Carlo Riva Italian mineralogist + English -ite

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to cast off or become cast off

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