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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Origin and Etymology of wherryite
Edgar T. Wherry, born 1885 American mineralogist + English -ite
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