byssolite

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ancient Greek [Term?] "byssus" + "stone".

Noun[edit]

byssolite (countable and uncountable, plural byssolites)

  1. (mineralogy) An olive-green fibrous variety of hornblende.

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Further reading[edit]

  • David Barthelmy (1997–2023), “Byssolite”, in Webmineral Mineralogy Database.
  • byssolite”, in Mindat.org[1], Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, 2000–2023.