annabergite

annabergite

[an-uh-bur-gahyt]
noun
a mineral, hydrous nickel arsenate, Ni 3 As 2 O 8 ⋅8H 2 O, occurring in apple-green masses and isomorphous with erythrite.

Origin:
named after Annaberg, a town in E Germany where first found; see -ite1

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annabergite (ˈænəˌbɜːɡaɪt)
 
n
Also called: nickel bloom a rare green secondary mineral consisting of hydrated nickel arsenate in monoclinic crystalline form. Formula: Ni3(AsO4)2.8H2O
 
[C19: named after Annaberg in Saxony, where it was discovered; see -ite1]

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