volborthite

noun vol·borth·ite \ˈvälˌbȯrˌthīt\

Definition of volborthite

plural

-s

  1. :  a mineral Cu3(VO4)2.3H2O consisting of a hydrous vanadate of copper and occurring in small green or yellow 6-sided tabular crystals or in globular forms

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Origin and Etymology of volborthite

French volborthite, from Alexander von Volborth †1876 Russian paleontologist + French -ite


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