noun cy·a·noch·ro·ite \ˌsīəˈnäkrəˌwīt\

Definition of cyanochroite



  1. :  a mineral K2Cu(SO4)2.6H2O consisting of a hydrous sulfate of potassium and copper found rarely at Vesuvius

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Origin and Etymology of cyanochroite

modification of Italian cianocrome (from ciano- cyan- + -crome, from Greek chrōma color) + English -ite — more at chromatic

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