plural -s
: a bluish to greenish gem mineral sometimes confused with or substituted for turquoise

called also utahlite

see amatrice

Word History


German variscit, from Medieval Latin Variscia, ancient name of the Vogtland district, Saxony, Germany + German -it -ite

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“Variscite.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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