chalcanthite

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Chalcanthite
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Etymology[edit]

From its old Latin name chalcanthum "flowers of copper".[1]

Noun[edit]

chalcanthite (uncountable)

  1. (mineralogy) A mineral form of copper sulfate, CuSO4.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ James D. Dana: Dana's System of Mineralogy. Volume II, seventh edition, revised by Charles Palache, Harry Berman, and Clifford Frondel. John Wiley & Sons, 1951