Definition of topazolite in English:

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Pronunciation: /tə(ʊ)ˈpazəlʌɪt/


[mass noun]
A variety of andradite (garnet) that is yellowish green.
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.


Early 19th century: from topaz + -lite.

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