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antlerite

[ant-luh-rahyt]
noun
  1. an emerald to blackish-green mineral, hydrous copper sulfate, Cu3(OH)4SO4, a major copper ore in Chile.
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Origin of antlerite

after the Antler Mine, Mohave Co., Arizona, from where samples were first described in 1889; see -ite1
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