zunyite

noun zun·yite \ ˈzünˌyīt \

Definition of zunyite

plural -s
:a mineral Al13Si5O20(OH,F)18Cl consisting of a basic silicate, chloride, and flouride of aluminum and occurring in minute transparent tetrahedrons

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Origin and Etymology of zunyite

Zuñi Mine, near Silverton, Colorado + English -ite


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