[ al-uh-kruh-mat-ik, -kroh- ]
/ ˌæl ə krəˈmæt ɪk, -kroʊ- /
Physical Chemistry. pertaining to or having photochemical properties resulting from an impurity or from exposure to radiation.
Mineralogy. (of a mineral) having no color in itself but bearing colored impurities.
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