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  • n. A hexagonal-dipyramidal white mineral containing calcium, chlorine, lead, oxygen, and silicon.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A silicate of lead and calcium, containing a small amount of chlorin. It occurs sparingly in granular cleavable masses at Franklin Furnace, New Jersey.

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