A greenish-black variety of jadeite containing a high proportion of iron.
More example sentences
- Deep green to greenish-black varieties are called chloromelanite and are colored by iron.
- And it may in fact be any one of three very hard minerals: nephrite, jadeite and chloromelanite.
- Omphacite and chloromelanite are locally quite abundant in these rarer rocks.
Definition of chloromelanite in:
- The US English dictionary