roselite

noun ro·se·lite \ˈrōzəˌlīt\

Definition of roselite

plural

-s

  1. :  a mineral (CaCoMg)3(AsO4)2.2H2O consisting of a rose-red arsenate of calcium, cobalt, and manganese in small triclinic crystals

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Origin and Etymology of roselite

Gustav Rose †1873 German mineralogist + English -lite


First Known Use: 1824


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