This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word caledonite
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A basic carbonate / sulfate mineral of copper and lead
Origin: From Caledonia
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a hydrous sulphate of copper and lead, found in some parts of Caledonia or Scotland
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Caledonite, whose name derives from Caledonia, the historical name of its place of discovery, is a richly colored blue-green sulfate-carbonate mineral of lead and copper with an orthorhombic crystal structure. It is an uncommon mineral found in the oxidized zones of copper-lead deposits.