volborthite

noun
vol·​borth·​ite | \ ˈvälˌbȯrˌthīt \
plural -s

Definition of volborthite

: 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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History and Etymology for volborthite

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

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“Volborthite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/volborthite. Accessed 3 Aug. 2021.

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