woodwardite

noun wood·ward·ite \ ˈwu̇dwə(r)ˌdīt \

Definition of woodwardite

: a mineral Cu4Al2(SO4)(OH)12.2–4H2O consisting of a hydrous basic sulfate of copper and aluminum found in greenish blue to turquoise-blue botryoidal concretions originally in Cornwall

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Origin and Etymology of woodwardite

Samuel P. Woodward †1865 English naturalist + English -ite


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