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

Word History


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

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“Spangolite.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Jun. 2023.

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