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unakite

unakite

noun una·kite \ˈyü-nə-ˌkīt\

Definition of UNAKITE

:  an altered igneous rock that is usually opaque with green, black, pink, and white flecks and is usually used as a gemstone

Origin of UNAKITE

Unaka Mountains, Tennessee & North Carolina + 1-ite
First Known Use: 1874

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