alurgite

noun alur·gite \əˈlərˌjīt, ˈalər-\

Definition of alurgite

plural

-s

  1. :  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


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