leucochalcite

noun
leu·​co·​chal·​cite | \ ˌlükōˈkalˌsīt \
plural -s

Definition of leucochalcite

: a mineral Cu2(AsO4)(OH).H2O(?) consisting of a basic arsenate of copper crystallizing in the form of white silky needles

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History and Etymology for leucochalcite

obsolete German leucochalcit (now leukochalcit), from German leuc- + chalc- + -it -ite

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“Leucochalcite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/leucochalcite. Accessed 23 Nov. 2020.

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