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antlerite

[ant-luh-rahyt] /ˈænt ləˌraɪt/
noun
1.
an emerald to blackish-green mineral, hydrous copper sulfate, Cu 3 (OH) 4 SO 4 , a major copper ore in Chile.
Origin of antlerite
after the Antler Mine, Mohave Co., Arizona, from where samples were first described in 1889; see -ite1
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