baddeleyite

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n baddeleyite a mineral consisting of zirconium oxide
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n baddeleyite Zirconium dioxid (ZrO2), occurring in tabular monoclinic crystals from yellow to brown or black in color: first found in the gem-sands of Rakwana. Ceylon, and later in Brazil (there called brazilite) and in Sweden.
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