from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A borosilicate of calcium, of a white to yellowish color, occurring in indistinct embedded crystals at Danbury in Connecticut; also in fine crystals resembling topaz at Russell in St. Lawrence county, New York, and in Switzerland.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Min.) A borosilicate of lime, first found at Danbury, Conn. It is near the topaz in form.
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- noun mineralogy A
crystalline mineralsimilar to topaz.
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Danbury, Connecticut, USA, where it was first discovered, + -ite.
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