legrandite

noun
le·​grand·​ite | \ ləˈgranˌdīt \
plural -s

Definition of legrandite

: a mineral Zn14(OH)(AsO4)9‧12H2O consisting of a hydrous basic arsenate of zinc

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History and Etymology for legrandite

Legrand, name of a 20th century Belgian mine manager who collected the specimen + English -ite

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“Legrandite.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/legrandite. Accessed 8 December 2019.

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