Definition of antlerite in English:

antlerite

noun

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

Origin

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

Pronunciation

antlerite

/ˈantlərʌɪt/