Definition of minasragrite in English:

minasragrite

noun

Mineralogy
  • An acidic hydrated vanadyl sulphate, VO(SO₄).5H₂ O, occurring as a blue efflorescence of minute monoclinic crystals on patronite.

Pronunciation

minasragrite

/ˌmɪnəsˈraɡrʌɪt/ /ˌmiːnasˈrɑːɡrʌɪt/

Origin

Early 20th century. From Minasragra, former name of Mina Ragra, the locality near Cerro de Pasco, Peru, in which the mineral is found + -ite.