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Chalcanthite
 
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EtymologyEdit

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

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chalcanthite (usually uncountable, plural chalcanthites)

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

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Further readingEdit

  • Chalcanthite” in David Barthelmy, Webmineral Mineralogy Database[1], 1997–.
  • 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