charoite

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Charoite

Etymology[edit]

From Russian Ча́ра (Čára) (the name of a river in Siberia, Russia) + -o- +‎ -ite.

Noun[edit]

charoite (plural charoites)

  1. A rare mineral, ranging in color from a light lilac to a deep purple, found in Yakutia, Russia.

Further reading[edit]

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

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