chalcanthite

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Chalcanthite
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EtymologyEdit

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

NounEdit

chalcanthite (uncountable)

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

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ReferencesEdit

  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
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