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  • n. A monoclinic-sphenoidal mineral containing aluminum, calcium, chlorine, hydrogen, and oxygen.

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  • This word for a mineral includes half of the English alphabet -- 13 of 26 different letters used once -- including all the vowels and the wye.

    July 15, 2010