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  • n. A hexagonal mineral containing aluminum, hydrogen, oxygen, sulfur, and zinc.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A hydrated basic sulphate of zinc and aluminium occurring in minute thin hexagonal plates, white or bluish in color. It comes from the zinc mines of Laurium, Greece.

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