<chemistry> A salt of selenious acid.


A variety of gypsum, occuring in transparent crystals or crystalline masses.

Origin: L. Selenites, Gr. (sc), from the moon. So called from a fancied resemblance in luster or appearance to the moon.

(01 Mar 1998)

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