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grossularite

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the botanical name for the gooseberry, Grossularia, in reference to a particular green variety found in Siberia, +‎ -ite.

NounEdit

grossularite (countable and uncountable, plural grossularites)

  1. (mineralogy) A calcium-aluminium mineral of the garnet group.

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