euchlorin

noun eu·chlo·rin \yüˈklōrə̇n, ˈyüklər-\

Definition of euchlorin

plural

-s

  1. :  a mineral (K,Na)8Cu9(SO4)10(OH)6 composed of a basic sulfate of copper, sodium, and potassium found in lava at Vesuvius

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Origin and Etymology of euchlorin

Italian euclorina, from Greek euchlōros greenish (from eu- + chlōros greenish yellow) + Italian -ina -ine; from the color — more at yellow


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