from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A name given to a variety of gahnite, or zinc-spinel, from Sussex county, New Jersey, containing a small percentage of manganese: so named because difficult to dissolve.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Min.) A variety of the zinc spinel or gahnite.
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- noun mineralogy A variety of the
zinc spinelor gahnite.
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Ancient Greek meaning "hard to loosen or dissolve".
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