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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Sel"e*nite
A salt of selenious acid.
noun Sel"e*nite
A variety of gypsum, occuring in transparent crystals or crystalline masses.

Etymology: L. selenites, Gr. ���� (sc. ���), from selh`nh the moon. So called from a fancied resemblance in luster or appearance to the moon


Selene (“the Moon”) +‎ -ite. From Ancient Greek Σελήνη (Selḗnē, “goddess of the Moon”).

  1. (science fiction) An inhabitant of Luna, the moon of Terra.

Selenite was also found in the following language(s): German

Fun Facts about the name Selenite

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Past life for Selenite born Mar 30, 2011

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Iran approximately on 950. Your profession was preacher, publisher, and scribbler of ancient inscriptions.

You had an artistic personality, always transforming ugly into beauty, gray into bright colors. You would find an opportunity of creative self-expression in any situation. Your main lesson in present - to develop magnanimity and feeling of brotherhood. Try to become less adhered to material property and learn to have only as many, as you may give back.

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