cyanotrichite

noun
cy·​a·​not·​ri·​chite | \ ˌsīəˈnä‧trəˌkīt \
plural -s

Definition of cyanotrichite

: a mineral Cu4Al2(SO4)(OH)12.2H2O occurring as a hydrous basic copper aluminum sulfate in bright blue fibrous forms

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History and Etymology for cyanotrichite

German zyanotrichit, from zyan- cyan- + Greek trich-, thrix hair + German -it -ite

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“Cyanotrichite.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cyanotrichite. Accessed 26 January 2020.

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