zaratite

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

zaratite ‎(plural zaratites)

  1. (mineralogy) a hydrous basic nickel carbonate occurring in emerald-green incrustations or compact masses

External links[edit]

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