Dictionary.com
definitions
  • synonyms

fuchsite

[fyook-sahyt, fook-]
See more synonyms for fuchsite on Thesaurus.com
noun Mineralogy.
  1. a bright green variety of muscovite having chromium in place of some of the aluminum.
Show More

Origin of fuchsite

1835–45; < German Fuchsit; named after J. N. von Fuchs, 19th-century German geologist; see -ite1
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018