euchroite

noun
eu·​chro·​ite | \ ˈyükrōˌīt \
plural -s

Definition of euchroite

: a mineral Cu2(AsO4)(OH).3H2O consisting of a basic copper arsenate in emerald-green orthorhombic crystals (hardness 3.5–4, specific gravity 3.39)

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History and Etymology for euchroite

German euchroit, from Greek euchroos well-colored (from eu- + -chroos -chroous) + German -it -ite

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“Euchroite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/euchroite. Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

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