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Webster 1913 Edition


Conite

Co′nite

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Noun.
[Gr. [GREEK] dust: cf. F.
conite
. So called on account of its gray color.]
(Min.)
A magnesian variety of dolomite.

Webster 1828 Edition


Conite

CONITE

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Noun.
[Gr., dust.] A mineral of an ash or greenish gray color, which becomes brown by exposure to the air, occurring massive or stalactitic; found in Saxony and in Iceland.

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conite

conite

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Noun

conite (uncountable)

  1. (mineralogy) A magnesian variety of dolomite.

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