[ id-ee-uh-kroh-mat-ik, -oh-kruh- ]
/ ˌɪd i ə kroʊˈmæt ɪk, -oʊ krə- /
(of a mineral) deriving a characteristic color from its capacity to absorb certain light rays.
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