noun tsu·meb·ite \ˈ(t)süməˌbīt\

Definition of tsumebite



  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of tsumebite

Tsumeb, region in southwestern Africa + English -ite

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feeling or affected by lethargy

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