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celestite


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Celestine  \Cel"es*tine\,  Celestite  \Cel"es*tite\,,  n.  [LL. 
  caelestinus  bine.]  (Min.) 
  Native  strontium  sulphate,  a  mineral  so  named  from  its 
  occasional  delicate  blue  color.  It  occurs  crystallized,  also 
  in  compact  massive  and  fibrous  forms. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  celestite 
  n  :  a  mineral  consisting  of  strontium  sulphate 




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