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pistacite Line breaks: pis¦ta|cite
Pronunciation: /ˈpɪstəsʌɪt/

Definition of pistacite in English:


[mass noun]
A green iron-rich variety of epidote.
Example sentences
  • This is a showy specimen, well crystallized on both sides, with perfect, clear Quartz and green Pistacite.


Early 19th century: from German Pistazit, from Latin pistacia 'pistachio' (because of its colour) + -ite1.

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