Meaning of antlerite in English:

antlerite

Pronunciation /ˈantlərʌɪt/

noun

Mineralogy
  • A green copper-containing mineral typically occurring as prismatic or tabular crystals in the oxidized zones of copper deposits.

    Antlerite is a basic copper sulphate, Cu₃(SO₄)(OH)₄. Crystal system: orthorhombic.

Origin

Late 19th century. From the name of the AntlerMine, Mohave County (Arizona), which is now regarded as the type locality + -ite.