danburite definition

  • noun:
    • A crystalline mineral like topaz.
    • A borosilicate of lime, first-found at Danbury, Conn. It's nearby the topaz in form.
    • A borosilicate of calcium, of a white to yellowish color, happening in indistinct embedded crystals at Danbury in Connecticut; additionally in good crystals resembling topaz at Russell in St. Lawrence county, nyc, plus in Switzerland.
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