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heavy spar

noun, Mineralogy.
1.
Origin of heavy spar
1780-1790
1780-90
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  • There is at the Warm Springs a thriving mill for crushing and pulverizing barites, known vulgarly as heavy-spar.

    On Horseback Charles Dudley Warner
British Dictionary definitions for heavy-spar

heavy spar

noun
1.
another name for barytes
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