mottramite

noun mot·tram·ite \ˈmä‧trəˌmīt\

Definition of mottramite

plural

-s

  1. :  a mineral (Cu,Zn)Pb(VO4)(OH) that consists of a basic vanadate of lead, copper, and zinc with more copper than zinc and that is isomorphous with descloizite

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Origin and Etymology of mottramite

Mottram St. Andrew, Cheshire, England + English -ite


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