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  • noun A hydrated basic sulphate of zinc and aluminium occurring in minute thin hexagonal plates, white or bluish in color. It comes from the zinc mines of Laurium, Greece.

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  • noun mineralogy A hexagonal mineral containing aluminum, hydrogen, oxygen, sulfur, and zinc.

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