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Pyrochlore

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pyrochlore

(Science: chemical) A niobate of calcium, cerium, and other bases, occurring usually in octahedrons of a yellowish or brownish colour and resinous luster; so called from its becoming grass-green on being subjected to heat under the blowpipe.

Origin: Pyro- _ Gr. Pale green.