Definition of monohydrocalcite in English:

monohydrocalcite

noun

Mineralogy
  • A hydrated trigonal form of calcite, CaCO₃·H₂O, that is white to greyish or light green in colour and occurs in massive form.

Origin

1960s; earliest use found in American Mineralogist. From mono- + hydro- + calcite, after Russian monogidrokal′cit.

Pronunciation

monohydrocalcite

/ˌmɒnə(ʊ)ˌhʌɪdrəˈkalsʌɪt/