vauquelinite

noun
vau·​que·​lin·​ite | \ ˈvōk(ə)lə̇ˌnīt \
plural -s

Definition of vauquelinite

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

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History and Etymology for vauquelinite

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

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“Vauquelinite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/vauquelinite. Accessed 26 May. 2022.

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