chalcophyllite etymology

English word chalcophyllite comes from English phyllite, English chalco- (Copper, brass etc. Ore.)

Detailed word origin of chalcophyllite

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
phyllite English (eng) (geology) a type of metamorphic rock formed from clay-rich sediments called pelites.
chalco- English (eng) Copper, brass etc. Ore.
chalcophyllite English (eng) (mineral) A rare secondary copper arsenate mineral occurring in the oxidized zones of some arsenic-bearing copper deposits.

Words with the same origin as chalcophyllite

Descendants of phyllite
Descendants of chalco-
chalcogen chalcogenide chalcography