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Origin of zircon
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The preserved record of Earth’s first 500 million years is limited to just a few tiny crystals of the mineral zircon.After 1.5 Billion Years in Flux, Here’s How a New, Stronger Crust Set the Stage for Life on Earth|Fabio A Capitanio|December 3, 2020|Singularity Hub
In mineralogy, the term is applied to crystallised yellow or brown zircon.
Zircon is also the source of oxide of zirconium used in making mantles for certain incandescent lights.Geology|William J. Miller
Other minerals, except apatite, zircon and magnetite, are typically absent.
Jargon or Zircon is a stone having a superficial resemblance to a diamond.A Description of the Coasts of East Africa and Malabar|Duarte Barbosa
Zircon is itself a species of mineral and is a silicate of zirconium.A Text-Book of Precious Stones for Jewelers and the Gem-Loving Public|Frank Bertram Wade