hawaiite

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English[edit]

Hawaiite

Etymology[edit]

Hawaii +‎ -ite

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Noun[edit]

hawaiite (plural hawaiites)

  1. (geology) An olivine basalt intermediate between alkali olivine and mugearite.
  2. (mineralogy) A gem variety of olivine peridot.

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