[ dey-kloi-zahyt, di- ]
/ deɪˈklɔɪ zaɪt, dɪ- /
a mineral, lead zinc vanadate.
Origin of descloizite
1850–55; < French, named after A.L.O. Des Cloizeaux (1817–97), French mineralogist; see -ite1
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