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euclase

[yoo-kleys, -kleyz]
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noun
  1. a rare green or blue mineral, beryllium aluminum silicate, BeAlSiO4(OH), occurring in prismatic crystals.

Origin of euclase

From French, dating back to 1795–1805; see origin at eu-, -clase
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  • Some other minerals in which it occurs are phenakite, euclase, and chrysoberyl.

    A Textbook of Assaying: For the Use of Those Connected with Mines.</p>

    Cornelius Beringer and John Jacob Beringer


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