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[klawr-oh-spi-nel, -spin-l, klohr-] /ˌklɔr oʊ spɪˈnɛl, -ˈspɪn l, ˌkloʊr-/

noun, Mineralogy.
a variety of used as a gem, colored grass-green by the presence of copper.


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