mottramite

[mo-truh-mahyt]

noun Mineralogy.

a copper and lead vanadate.

Nearby words

  1. mottelson,
  2. mottle,
  3. mottled,
  4. mottled enamel,
  5. motto,
  6. motty,
  7. motu,
  8. motu proprio,
  9. motzer,
  10. mou

Origin of mottramite

1875–80; named after Mottram St. Andrew's, Cheshire, England, where it was found; see -ite1

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