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veinstone

or vein stone

[ veyn-stohn ]
/ ˈveɪnˌstoʊn /
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noun
valueless rock or mineral matter occurring in a vein; gangue.
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Also called phleb·o·lith [fleb-uh-lith] /ˈflɛb ə lɪθ/ .

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veinstone
/ (ˈveɪnˌstəʊn) /

noun
another word for gangue
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