Meaning of brochantite

bro•chan•tite

Pronunciation: (brō-shän'tīt), [key]
— n.
  1. a mineral, hydrous copper sulfate, Cu(OH)SO, occurring in green fibrous masses and similar in physical properties to antlerite: formerly a major ore of copper.
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