wherryite

noun wher·ry·ite \-rēˌīt\

Definition of wherryite

plural

-s

  1. :  a mineral Pb4Cu(CO3) (SO4)2(OH,Cl)2O(?) consisting of a basic carbonate and sulfate of lead and copper and sometimes containing chlorine

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Origin and Etymology of wherryite

Edgar T. Wherry, born 1885 American mineralogist + English -ite


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