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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A variety of the basic copper sulphate brochantite, found at Krisuvig in Iceland.

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Examples

  • Several varieties, differing somewhat in crystalline form, have been distinguished, some of them having originally been described as distinct species, but afterwards proved to be essentially identical with brochantite; these are königine from the Urals, brongniartine from Mexico, krisuvigite from Iceland, and warringtonite from

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 3 "Brescia" to "Bulgaria"

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