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  • adj. Describing minerals that contain ammonium cations

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • . Pertaining to Ammon, or to his temple in the oasis of Siwah in Libya.
  • Relating to Ammonius, surnamed Saccas, of Alexandria, who lived early in the third century, and is often called the founder of the Neo-platonic school of philosophy, his most distinguished pupil being Plotinus.


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