Luxullianite Lux*ul"li*an*ite, n. [So called from Luxullian, in Cornwall.] (Min.) A kind of granite from Luxullian, Cornwall, characterized by the presence of radiating groups of minute tourmaline crystals. [1913 Webster]

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