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  1. vauquelinite(Noun)

    A complex mineral, a combined chromate and phosphate of copper and lead.

  2. Origin: Louis Vauquelin (1763-1829), French chemist, and -ite.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vauquelinite(noun)

    chromate of copper and lead, of various shades of green

  2. Origin: [So called after the French chemist Vauquelin, who died in 1829: cf. F. vauquelinite.]


  1. Vauquelinite

    Vauquelinite is a complex mineral with the formula CuPb2CrO4PO4OH making it a combined chromate and phosphate of copper and lead. It forms a series with the arsenate mineral fornacite. It was first described in 1818 in the Beryozovskoye deposit, Urals, Russia, and named for Louis Vauquelin, a French chemist. It occurs in oxidized hydrothermal ore deposits and is associated with crocoite, pyromorphite, mimetite, cerussite, beudantite and duftite at the type locality in Russia.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of vauquelinite in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of vauquelinite in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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