from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A variety of amphibole occurring in minute crystals of light yellow color and feeble pieochroism. It is found in cavities of a volcanic rock near Xiphonia, an ancient city of Sicily.
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- noun mineralogy, obsolete A
scoriaceous amphibolewith yellow crystals.
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Coined by Dr Gaetano Platania.
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