turanite

noun

tu·​ran·​ite
ˈt(y)u̇rəˌnīt,
t(y)u̇ˈraˌ-
plural -s
: a basic vanadate of copper probably Cu5(VO4)2(OH)4

Word History

Etymology

Russian turanit', from Persian Tūrān Turkistan + Russian -it' -ite (from Latin -ita, -ites)

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“Turanite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/turanite. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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