noun vau·que·lin·ite \ˈvōk(ə)lə̇ˌnīt\

Definition of vauquelinite



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

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Origin and Etymology of vauquelinite

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

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capable of being understood in two ways

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