olivenite

noun
oliv·​en·​ite | \ ōˈlivəˌnīt, ˈäləvəˌ- \
plural -s

Definition of olivenite

: 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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History and Etymology for olivenite

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

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“Olivenite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/olivenite. Accessed 13 Aug. 2022.

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