from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An oxychlorid of copper allied to atacamite, occurring at Vesuvius, and derived from the alteration of the copper oxid tenorite.


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  • Ruscena Wiederholt and Eric Post, of Pennsylvania State University, who conducted the study, said that it highlighted the need for more research into how rising temperatures might affect the ateline primate family, to which all four species belong, and other endangered primates.

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  • "Our results indicate that global climate change and increased El Niño events could pose a serious threat to ateline primates," they wrote in the journal

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