zunyite

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Etymology[edit]

Named after the Zuni mine, in Colorado; see -ite.

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zunyite (uncountable)

  1. (mineralogy) A fluorosilicate mineral of alumina occurring in tetrahedral crystals, chemical formula Al13Si5O20(OH,F)18Cl.

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Further reading[edit]

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