Definition of alurgite
: a manganese mica of purplish color
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Origin and Etymology of alurgite
International Scientific Vocabulary alurg- (from Greek halourgēs genuine purple dye, literally, wrought in or by the sea, from hals salt, sea + -ourgēs, from ergon work) + -ite; originally formed as German alurgit
First Known Use: 1868See Words from the same year
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