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Adjective: sapphirine  'sa-fu,rIn
  1. Made of or resembling sapphire
Noun: sapphirine  'sa-fu,rIn
  1. A rare light blue or green mineral; consists of aluminium and magnesium silicate and occurs as small grains in some metamorphic rocks

Derived forms: sapphirines

Type of: mineral

Encyclopedia: Sapphirine