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veinstone

[veyn-stohn] /ˈveɪnˌstoʊn/
noun
1.
valueless rock or mineral matter occurring in a vein; gangue.
Also, vein stone.
Also called phlebolith.
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  • Fragments of veinstone en- closed in the copper, prevent the use of saws.
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veinstone

/ˈveɪnˌstəʊn/
noun
1.
another word for gangue
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