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Definition of selenite

What is the definition of "selenite"?
  • sel•e•nitenoun
  • 1. Gypsum in the form of colorless clear crystals.


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  • "There is a mineral called selenite which is also named after the word selene; however, selenite does not contain selenium."

    "With this view, I will take a representative crystal, one easily dealt with, because it cleaves with great facility -- the crystal gypsum, or selenite, which is crystallized sulphate of lime."

    "Ten years later, super-large sword-shaped crystals of selenite were found in a cavern at a depth of 120 meters."

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