Definition of topazolite in English:


Line breaks: top¦azo|lite
Pronunciation: /tə(ʊ)ˈpazəlʌɪt


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