wherryite

noun
wher·​ry·​ite | \ -rēˌīt \
plural -s

Definition of wherryite

: 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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History and Etymology for wherryite

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

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“Wherryite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wherryite. Accessed 4 Jul. 2022.

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