Definition of chloromelanite in English:


Syllabification: chlo·ro·mel·a·nite
Pronunciation: /ˌklôrōˈmeləˌnīt


  • A greenish-black variety of jadeite containing a high proportion of iron.
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    • 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.

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