from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A borosilicate of calcium, of a white to yellowish color, occurring in indistinct embedded crystals at Danbury in Connecticut; also in fine crystals resembling topaz at Russell in St. Lawrence county, New York, and in Switzerland.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Min.) A borosilicate of lime, first found at Danbury, Conn. It is near the topaz in form.

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  • noun mineralogy A crystalline mineral similar to topaz.


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Danbury, Connecticut, USA, where it was first discovered, +‎ -ite.


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