from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A green pearly mineral, a hydrous phosphate of copper.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A mineral of a green color and pearly luster; a hydrous phosphate of copper.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In mineralogy, a mineral of the copper family, of a green color and pearly luster. It is a hydrated phosphate of copper, and sometimes contains vanadium.
Ehl + -ite after Ehl near Linz, where it occurs. (Wiktionary)