descloizite

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Alfred Des Cloizeaux (1817-1897), French mineralogist, +‎ -ite.

Noun[edit]

descloizite (plural descloizites)

  1. (mineralogy) A rare orthorhombic mineral consisting of basic lead and zinc vanadate, isomorphous with olivenite.

Further reading[edit]

  • Descloizite” in David Barthelmy, Webmineral Mineralogy Database[1], 1997–.
  • descloizite mindat.org[2], Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, accessed 29 August 2016