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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Anhydrite  \An*hy"drite\,  n.  [See  {Anhydrous}.]  (Min.) 
  A  mineral  of  a  white  or  a  slightly  bluish  color,  usually 
  massive.  It  is  anhydrous  sulphate  of  lime,  and  differs  from 
  gypsum  in  not  containing  water  (whence  the  name).