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topazolite

Syllabification: to·paz·o·lite
Pronunciation: /tōˈpazəˌlīt
 
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Definition of topazolite in English:

noun

A yellowish-green variety of andradite (garnet).
Example sentences
  • The light colored andradite varieties topazolite and demantoid occur mainly in serpentinites and chlorite schists.
  • Schists and serpentines yield the demantoid and topazolite varieties of andradite.
  • The variety topazolite rarely occurs in crystals large enough to be worth faceting, and is thus rarely seen in jewelry.

Origin

early 19th century: from topaz + -lite.

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