durangite

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Named after Durango, a region in Mexico which is the main source of the gems, +‎ -ite.

Noun[edit]

durangite (plural durangites)

  1. A rare sodium aluminium arsenate fluoride gem with brittle crystals, chemical formula NaAl(AsO4)F.

Further reading[edit]

  • Durangite” in David Barthelmy, Webmineral Mineralogy Database[1], 1997–.
  • durangite”, in Mindat.org[2], Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, accessed 29 August 2016.

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