noun fi·o·rite \fēˈōrˌīt\

Definition of fiorite



  1. :  an opal occurring near hot springs in grayish or whitish incrustations that sometimes are fibrous and pearly

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Origin and Etymology of fiorite

Santa Fiora, Tuscany, Italy, its locality + English -ite

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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