euchroite

noun eu·chro·ite \ˈyükrōˌīt\

Definition of euchroite

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  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of euchroite

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


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