leucochalcite

noun leu·co·chal·cite \ˌlükōˈkalˌsīt\

Definition of leucochalcite

plural

-s

  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of leucochalcite

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


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