tagilite

noun tag·i·lite \ˈtagəˌlīt, təˈgiˌl-\

Definition of tagilite

plural

-s

  1. :  a mineral Cu2(PO4)(OH).H2O consisting of a hydrous basic copper phosphate and occurring in bright green reniform masses (hardness 3–4, specific gravity 4.1)

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Origin and Etymology of tagilite

German tagilith, from (Nizhni) Tagil, Sverdlovsk region, U.S.S.R., its locality + German -lith -lite


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