plural -s
: a mineral Pb2Cu(PO4)(OH)3.3H2O consisting of a hydrous basic lead copper phosphate and occurring in small emerald-green monoclinic crystals (hardness 3.5, specific gravity 6.1)

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Tsumeb, region in southwestern Africa + English -ite

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“Tsumebite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tsumebite. Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

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