- a reddish or pinkish, very soft, monoclinic mineral, Co(AsO)8HO, that usually forms as a crust near cobalt deposits; hydrous cobalt arsenate
Origin of erythriteerythr(o)- + -ite
A reddish secondary cobalt mineral, CO3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O, found in veins bearing cobalt and arsenic and used in coloring glass.
(countable and uncountable, plural erythrites)
From erythr- + -ite.