zircon

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lustrous grey strong metallic element resembling titanium; it is used in nuclear reactors as a neutron absorber; it occurs in baddeleyite but is obtained chiefly from zircon atomic number 40 , zirconium , Zr
red transparent variety of zircon used as a gemstone hyacinth , jacinth
colorless (or pale yellow or smoky) variety of zircon jargon , jargoon
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