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- n. A variety of rhodonite that contains zinc.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A variety of rhodonite, from Franklin Furnace, New Jersey, containing some zinc.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A variety of the manganese silicate rhodonite, from Franklin Furnace, New Jersey, containing 5 or 6 per cent. of zinc oxid.
Fowler + -ite, after Dr. Samuel Fowler. (Wiktionary)