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schorl

[shawrl] /ʃɔrl/
noun
1.
Mineralogy. a black tourmaline.
Also called schorlite
[shawr-lahyt] /ˈʃɔr laɪt/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1755-1765
1755-65; < German Schörl
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schorl

/ʃɔːl/
noun
1.
a black tourmaline consisting of a borosilicate of sodium, iron, and aluminium. Formula: NaFe3B3Al3(Al3Si6O27)(OH)4
Derived Forms
schorlaceous, adjective
Word Origin
C18: from German Schörl, origin unknown
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