plural -s
: a mineral (Pb,Cu)3(CrO4,PO4)2(?) consisting of a green to brown lead copper phosphate and chromate

Word History


Swedish vauquelinit, from Louis N. Vauquelin †1829 French chemist + Swedish -it -ite

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“Vauquelinite.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Oct. 2023.

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