tripp·​ke·​ite | \ ˈtripkēˌīt\
plural -s

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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History and Etymology for trippkeite

German trippkeit, from Paul Trippke †1880 Polish mineralogist + German -it -ite

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