Definition of rosieresite
: a mineral consisting of a hydrous aluminum phosphate containing lead and copper and occurring in yellow to brown stalactitic masses (specific gravity 2.2)
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Origin and Etymology of rosieresite
French rosiérésite, from Rosières, copper mine near Carmaux, southern France + French -ite
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