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chalybite

[ kal-uh-bahyt ]
/ ˈkæl əˌbaɪt /
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noun Mineralogy.
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Origin of chalybite

1855–60; <Greek chalyb- (stem of chályps) iron, also iron-worker, member of the Chalybes, a tribe of Asia Minor noted for their blacksmiths + -ite1
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British Dictionary definitions for chalybite

chalybite
/ (ˈkælɪˌbaɪt) /

noun
another name for siderite (def. 1)
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