Fahlunite Fah"lun*ite (f[aum]"l[u^]n*[imac]t), n. [From Fahlun, a place in Sweden.] (Min.) A hydrated silica of alumina, resulting from the alteration of iolite. [1913 Webster]

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  • fahlunite — fah·lun·ite …   English syllables

  • fahlunite — ˈfäləˌnīt noun ( s) Etymology: Swedish fahlunit, from Fahlun (Falun), Sweden + Swedish it ite : an altered form of cordierite …   Useful english dictionary

  • tricklasite — n. (Min.) Fahlunite …   New dictionary of synonyms

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