fuchsite

/fyoohk"suyt, foohk"-/, n. Mineral.
a bright green variety of muscovite having chromium in place of some of the aluminum.
[1835-45; < G Fuchsit; named after J. N. von Fuchs, 19th-century German geologist; see -ITE1]

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  • fuchsite — pl.f. fuchsiti …   Dizionario dei sinonimi e contrari

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