Definition of Erinite

1. n. A hydrous arseniate of copper, of an emerald-green color; -- so called from Erin, or Ireland, where it occurs.



Definition of Erinite

1. Noun. (minerology) A hydrous copper arseniate of an emerald-green colour. ¹

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Definition of Erinite

1. a basic arsenate of copper [n -S]

Medical Definition of Erinite

1. A hydrous arseniate of copper, of an emerald-green colour; so called from Erin, or Ireland, where it occurs. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Erinite

ericinol
erick
ericks
ericoid
ericolin
erics
ericssonite
eridanus
erigerons
erigible
erinaceous
ering
eringo
eringoes
eringos
erinite (current term)
erinites
erinys
eriochalcite
eriodictyon
eriodyctiol
eriogonum
eriometer
eriometers
erionite
erionites
eriophyid
eriophyids
erisophake
eristalis

Literary usage of Erinite

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1. The Edinburgh Journal of Science by Sir David Brewster (1828)
"... ground of comparison between the two catalogues, of which comparison the results are stated." ART. XIII.—Description of erinite, a New Mineral Species. ..."

2. The Edinburgh Journal of Science by Royal Society of Edinburgh (1828)
"For the name of erinite, which is here proposed for this mineral, the mineralogical public ... erinite is associated with two of the species containing ar- ..."

3. Journal by Royal Institution of Cornwall, William Sorell (1889)
"... in Crystals erinite on Azurite erinite on Massive Emu-trite ... on erinite Azurite altered to erinite ..."

4. The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana, 1837-1868: Descriptive Mineralogy by James Dwight Dana, Edward Salisbury Dana (1920)
"erinite is a yellowish red clayey mineral from the Giant's Causeway; G. = 2'04; opaque: a little resinous in luster; unctuous; BB infusible, but whitens. ..."

5. Bulletin by Geological Survey (U.S.) (1910)
"Described by erinite. From the Mammoth mine, Tintic district, Utah. Described by Hillebrand and Washington in Bull. 55. Analyses by WF Hillebrand. ..."

6. Catalogue of Minerals by George L. English, & co (1890)
"Very commonly these little globules are closely aggregated, sometimes completely covering large surfaces of the rock. Like erinite ..."

7. Analyses of Rocks and Minerals from the Laboratory of the United States by Frank Wigglesworth Clarke (1915)
"erinite. From the Mammoth mine, Tintic district, Utah. Described by Hillebrand and Washington in Bull. 55. Analyses by WF Hillebrand. ..."

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