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fuchsite

[fyook-sahyt, fook-] /ˈfyuk saɪt, ˈfuk-/
noun, Mineralogy
1.
a bright green variety of muscovite having chromium in place of some of the aluminum.
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45; < German Fuchsit; named after J. N. von Fuchs, 19th-century German geologist; see -ite1
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