linarite

[ lahy-nuh-rahyt, li-nahr-ahyt ]
/ ˈlaɪ nəˌraɪt, lɪˈnɑr aɪt /

noun

a mineral, a complex basic sulfate of lead and copper, having a deep-blue color resembling that of azurite.

Nearby words

  1. linage,
  2. linalool,
  3. linalyl acetate,
  4. linares,
  5. linaria,
  6. linch,
  7. linchpin,
  8. lincoln,
  9. lincoln center,
  10. lincoln green

Origin of linarite

1835–45; named after Linares, where found; see -ite1

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