zaratite

noun zara·tite \ˈzärəˌtīt, ˈzar-\

Definition of zaratite

plural

-s

  1. :  a hydrous basic nickel carbonate Ni3(CO3)(OH)4·4H2O occurring in emerald-green incrustations or compact masses

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Origin and Etymology of zaratite

Spanish zaratita, from Señor Zarate, 19th century Spaniard + Spanish -ita -ite


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