cuprorivaite

noun
cu·​pro·​ri·​va·​ite | \ -ri- -ˌvīt \
plural -s

Definition of cuprorivaite

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

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History and Etymology for cuprorivaite

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

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“Cuprorivaite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cuprorivaite. Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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