from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A nesosilicate mineral with chemical formula (Mg,Fe)5(F,OH)2(SiO4)2, the most frequently encountered member of the humite group.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A fluosilicate of magnesia and iron, yellow to red in color, often occurring in granular form in a crystalline limestone.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A mineral often occurring in embedded grains of a yellow to red color, and also in perfect crystals.


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