picropharmacolite

noun
pic·​ro·​pharmacolite | \ ¦pikrō+ \
plural -s

Definition of picropharmacolite

: a mineral (Ca,Mg)3(AsO4)2.6H2O composed of a hydrous arsenate of calcium and magnesium

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History and Etymology for picropharmacolite

German pikropharmakolith, from pikr- picr- + pharmakolith pharmacolite

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“Picropharmacolite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/picropharmacolite. Accessed 27 Oct. 2021.

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