Brochantite is a sulfate mineral, one of a number of cupric sulfates. Its chemical formula is CuSO4·3Cu(OH)2. Formed in arid climates or in rapidly oxidizing copper sulfide deposits, it is named for its discoverer, the French geologist and mineralogist, A. J. M. Brochant de Villiers (1772–1840)....
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Broch'an·tite noun [ From Brochant de Villiers, a French mineralogist.] (Min.) A basic sulphate of copper, occurring in emerald-green crystals.
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<chemical> A basic sulphate of copper, occurring in emerald-green crystals. ... Origin: From Brochant de Villiers, a French mineralogist. ... Source: Websters Dictionary ... (01 Mar 1998) ...
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• (n.) A basic sulphate of copper, occurring in emerald-green crystals.
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a copper sulfate mineral, its chemical formula being Cu4SO4(OH)6. It is ordinarily found in association with malachite, azurite, and other copper ...
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Brochantite, named after the French mineralogist Brochant de Villiers, is a basic sulphate of copper, occurring in emerald-green crystals. Brochantite was first identified at a mine near Sverdlovsk in the Ural mountains of Russia, and confirmed as a distinct mineral in 1824. Brochantite is an ore of...
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