Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An opaque, yellow-white mineral with a metallic lustre, having the chemical formula (Pd,(Bi,Pb)).

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A trade-name for a sand which contains magnetic oxid of iron. It was used for filter-beds in England, but was found to be expensive.

Etymologies

The Polar Ural Mountains in Russia, where it is found, and -ite. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • He reached in the desk and tossed over a pair of green polarite goggles, doubtless taken off a Vixenite casualty.

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