haidingerite definition

  • noun:
    • A mineral composed of the arseniate of lime
    • A mineral consisting mainly of this arseniate of lime; -- so-named in honor of W. Haidinger, of Vienna.
    • Hydrous arseniate of calcium, an uncommon mineral occurring in minute crystals which are white and clear, with a vitreous luster.
    • just like berthierite, a sulphid of antimony and iron.
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