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 ‎(usually uncountable, plural chalcanthites)

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

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External links[edit]

  • chalcanthite Barthelmy, David (accessed 29 August 2016) Webmineral Mineralogy Database[1]
  • chalcanthite mindat.org[2], Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, accessed 29 August 2016
  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