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gahnite

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noun gahn·ite \ˈgä-ˌnīt\

Definition of gahnite

  1. :  a usually dark green mineral consisting of an oxide of zinc and aluminum



Origin of gahnite

German Gahnit, from J. G. Gahn †1818 Swedish chemist


First Known Use: circa 1808


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