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]

  • Byssolite” in David Barthelmy, Webmineral Mineralogy Database[1], 1997–.
  • byssolite mindat.org[2], Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, accessed 29 August 2016