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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Origin and Etymology of volborthite
French volborthite, from Alexander von Volborth †1876 Russian paleontologist + French -ite
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