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  • n. A rare sodium aluminium arsenate fluoride gem with brittle crystals, chemical formula NaAl(AsO4)F.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A fluo-arsenate of aluminium, iron, and sodium, occurring in orange-red monoclinic crystals, associated with cassiterite (tin-stone), at Durango, Mexico.

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Named after Durango, a region in Mexico which is the main source of the gems.

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