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[fyook-sahyt, fook-]
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noun Mineralogy.
  1. a bright green variety of muscovite having chromium in place of some of the aluminum.
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Origin of fuchsite

1835–45; < German Fuchsit; named after J. N. von Fuchs, 19th-century German geologist; see -ite1
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