olivenite

noun oliv·en·ite \ōˈlivəˌnīt, ˈäləvəˌ-\

Definition of olivenite

plural

-s

  1. :  a mineral Cu2(AsO4)(OH) consisting of a basic arsenate of copper that is olive green, dull brown, or yellowish in color

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Origin and Etymology of olivenite

German olivenit, from olive (from Latin oliva) + -it -ite


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