Linarite Li*nar"ite (l[-e]*n[aum]r"[imac]t), n. [So called because formerly supposed to occur at Linares, in Spain.] (Min.) A hydrous sulphate of lead and copper occurring in bright blue monoclinic crystals. [1913 Webster]

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  • linarite — li·na·rite …   English syllables

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