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danburite

[ dan-buh-rahyt ]
/ ˈdæn bəˌraɪt /
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noun

a rare mineral, calcium borosilicate, CaB2Si2O8, occurring in pegmatite in yellow or colorless crystals resembling topaz.

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Origin of danburite

Americanism; after Danbury, where it was discovered in 1839; see -ite1
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