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  • n. A variety of aragonite occurring in delicate white coralloidal forms, common in beds of iron ore.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A variety of aragonite, occuring in delicate white coralloidal forms; -- common in beds of iron ore.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • A coralloid variety of calcium carbonate or aragonite, often found in connection with iron ores.

Etymologies

Latin, flower of iron. (Wiktionary)

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