Definition of trippkeite
: a tetragonal arsenite of copper of unknown formula characterized by short often bent prismatic crystals which can be broken into flexible fibers because of the excellent prismatic cleavages
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Origin and Etymology of trippkeite
German trippkeit, from Paul Trippke †1880 Polish mineralogist + German -it -ite
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