pharmacolite

noun phar·mac·o·lite \ färˈmakəˌlīt , fȧˈm- ; \

Definition of pharmacolite

plural -s
: a monoclinic mineral CaH(AsO4).2H2O that is a hydrous acid calcium arsenate occurring in silky fibers of a white or grayish color (hardness 2–2.5, specific gravity 2.64–2.73)

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Origin and Etymology of pharmacolite

German pharmakolith, from pharmako- pharmaco- + lith -lite


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