Aurichalcite
Aurichalcite Au`ri*chal"cite, n. [See {Aurichalceous}.] (Min.) A hydrous carbonate of copper and zinc, found in pale green or blue crystalline aggregations. It yields a kind of brass on reduction. [1913 Webster]

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  • Aurichalcite — Catégorie V : carbonates et nitrates[1] Aurichalcite Mine d Escouloubre, Aude, France (XX 6 mm) …   Wikipédia en Français

  • aurichalcite — ● aurichalcite nom masculin (latin aurichalcum, cuivre jaune) Hydrocarbonate naturel de cuivre et de zinc, de nuance vert de gris …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Aurichalcite — Infobox mineral name = Aurichalcite category = Carbonate mineral boxwidth = boxbgcolor = caption = formula = (Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6 molweight = color = pale green, greenish blue, sky blue habit = Acicular to druzy encrustations system = Monoclinic… …   Wikipedia

  • aurichalcite — ˌȯrəˈkalˌsīt noun ( s) Etymology: German aurichalzit, from Latin aurichalcum yellow copper ore (alteration influenced by aurum gold of orichalcum) + German it ite more at orichalc : a mineral ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • aurichalcite — ▪ mineral  a mineral composed of the hydroxide carbonate of zinc and copper (Zn, Cu)5(OH)6(CO3)2. It is commonly found with malachite in the oxidized zone of zinc and copper deposits as at Tomsk, Siberia; Santander, Spain; and Bisbee, Ariz., U.S …   Universalium

  • aurichalcite — noun A basic carbonate mineral of copper and zinc …   Wiktionary

  • aurichalcite —    A cave mineral (Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6 …   Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology

  • aurichalcite — au·ri·chal·cite …   English syllables

  • Auricalcite — Aurichalcite Aurichalcite Catégorie V : carbonates et nitrates Aurichalcite Mine d Escouloubre, Aude, France (XX6mm) …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Buratite — Aurichalcite Aurichalcite Catégorie V : carbonates et nitrates Aurichalcite Mine d Escouloubre, Aude, France (XX6mm) …   Wikipédia en Français

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