noun spango·lite \ˈspaŋ(g)əˌlīt\

Definition of spangolite



  1. :  a mineral Cu6Al(SO4)(OH)12Cl.3H2O consisting of a hydrous basic sulfate and chloride of aluminum and copper in dark-green hexagonal crystals

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Origin and Etymology of spangolite

Norman Spang, 19th century American mineralogist + English -o- + -lite

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