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annabergite

[an-uh-bur-gahyt] /ˈæn əˌbɜr gaɪt/
noun
1.
a mineral, hydrous nickel arsenate, Ni 3 As 2 O 8 ⋅8H 2 O, occurring in apple-green masses and isomorphous with erythrite.
Origin of annabergite
named after Annaberg, a town in E Germany where first found; see -ite1
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annabergite

/ˈænəˌbɜːɡaɪt/
noun
1.
a rare green secondary mineral consisting of hydrated nickel arsenate in monoclinic crystalline form. Formula: Ni3(AsO4)2.8H2O Also called nickel bloom
Word Origin
C19: named after Annaberg in Saxony, where it was discovered; see -ite1
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