libethenite definition

  • noun:
    • an uncommon copper phosphate hydroxide mineral that types hitting dark-green orthorhombic crystals.
    • A mineral of an olive-green shade, generally in orthorhombic crystals. It is a hydrous phosphate of copper.
    • The basic phosphate of copper, a mineral first-found at Libethen in Hungary, having an olive-green shade and crystallizing inside orthorhombic system. Its isomorphous with olivenite.
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