"phenacite" Definition

  1. n. A glassy colorless mineral occurring in rhombohedral crystals, sometimes used as a gem. It is a silicate of glucina, and receives its name from its deceptive similarity to quartz.

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Word Type: n.,
Words that start with "phenacite": 1
Words that end with "phenacite": 1
Words that contain "phenacite": 1
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