Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Native copper sulphate or blue vitriol. Also called cyanosite.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Min.) Native blue vitriol. See Blue vitriol, under blue.
- n. hydrated blue crystalline form of copper sulfate
- From its old Latin name chalcanthum "flowers of copper". (Wiktionary)
“The oxide group of minerals -- including the copper carbonates, azurite and malachite; the silicate, chrysocolla; the oxide, cuprite; the sulphates, chalcanthite and brochantite; and some native copper associated with these minerals -- probably supplies another 5 per cent.”
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