tyrolite

noun

tyr·​o·​lite
ˈtirəˌlīt
plural -s
: a mineral Cu5Ca(AsO4)2(CO3)(OH)4.6H2O(?) that is a hydrous hydroxide, arsenate, and carbonate of copper and calcium

Word History

Etymology

German tirolit, from Tyrol, Austria + German -it -ite

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“Tyrolite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tyrolite. Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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