Chalcanthite
Chalcanthite Chal*can"thite, n. [L. chalcanthum a solution of blue vitriol, Gr. ?.] (Min.) Native blue vitriol. See {Blue vitriol}, under {Blue}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Chalcanthite — General Category Sulfate minerals Chemical formula CuSO4·5H2O …   Wikipedia

  • chalcanthite — [kal kan′thīt΄] n. [< L chalcanthum < Gr kalkanthon, vitriol (< chalkos, copper + anthos, flower: see ANTHO ) + ITE1] a bluish, triclinic mineral, CuSO4·5H2O, that is an ore of copper: hydrous copper sulfate …   English World dictionary

  • chalcanthite — noun hydrated blue crystalline form of copper sulfate • Syn: ↑blue vitriol, ↑blue copperas, ↑blue stone • Hypernyms: ↑copper sulfate, ↑copper sulphate, ↑cupric sulfate, ↑cupric sulphate …   Useful english dictionary

  • Chalcanthite — Chalcantite Chalcantite Catégorie VII : sulfates, sélénates tellurates, chromates, molybdates, tungstates Chalcantite Canaveilles, Pyrénées Orientales …   Wikipédia en Français

  • chalcanthite — chalkantitas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Mineralas. formulė Cu[SO₄]·5H₂O atitikmenys: angl. chalcanthite rus. халькантит …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • chalcanthite — /kal kan thuyt/, n. Mineral. See blue vitriol. [1855 60; < L chalcanth(um) ( < Gk chálkanthon blue vitriol, lit., flower of copper, equiv. to chalk(ós) copper + ánth(os) flower + on neut. suffix) + ITE1] * * * ▪ mineral       a widespread sulfate …   Universalium

  • chalcanthite — noun A mineral form of copper sulfate, CuSO Syn: bluestone …   Wiktionary

  • chalcanthite —    A cave mineral CuSO4●5H2O [11] …   Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology

  • chalcanthite — chal·can·thite …   English syllables

  • chalcanthite — /kælˈkænθaɪt/ (say kal kanthuyt) noun → blue vitriol. {obsolete chalcanth sulphate of copper + ite1} …   Australian English dictionary

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