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  • n. A rare copper phosphate hydroxide mineral that forms striking dark green orthorhombic crystals.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A mineral of an olive-green color, commonly in orthorhombic crystals. It is a hydrous phosphate of copper.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The basic phosphate of copper, a mineral first found at Libethen in Hungary, having an olive-green color and crystallizing in the orthorhombic system. It is isomorphous with olivenite.

Etymologies

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German; Libethen is the German name for Ľubietová, Slovakia, where it was discovered.

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