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achroite

[ ak-roh-ahyt ]
/ ˈæk roʊˌaɪt /
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noun

the colorless or white variety of tourmaline, often used as a gem.

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Origin of achroite

<Greek áchro(os) colorless (a-a-6 + -chroos colored) + -ite1
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