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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A fluosilicate of aluminium, occurring in glassy transparent tetrahedral crystals of the hardness of quartz: found at the Zuñi mine in Colorado.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Min.) A fluosilicate of alumina occurring in tetrahedral crystals at the Zuñi mine in Colorado.

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  • noun mineralogy A fluorosilicate mineral of alumina occurring in tetrahedral crystals, chemical formula Al13Si5O20(OH,F)18Cl.

Etymologies

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Named after the Zuni mine, in Colorado.

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