peristerite

[ puh-ris-tuh-rahyt ]
/ pəˈrɪs təˌraɪt /

noun

a whitish, iridescent variety of albite, used as a gem.

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Origin of peristerite

1835–45; <Greek perister(á) pigeon, dove + -ite1
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