chrysolite

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French crisolite, from Medieval Latin crisolitus, Latin chrȳsolithus, from Ancient Greek χρῡσόλιθος ‎(khrūsólithos), from χρῡσός ‎(khrūsós, gold) + λίθος ‎(líthos, stone). Surface analysis chryso- ‎(pertaining to gold) + -lite ‎(pertaining to rocks, minerals).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

chrysolite ‎(plural chrysolites)

  1. (mineralogy) Originally, any of various green-coloured gems; later specifically peridot.

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External links[edit]

  • chrysolite Barthelmy, David (accessed 29 August 2016) Webmineral Mineralogy Database[1]
  • chrysolite mindat.org[2], Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, accessed 29 August 2016

Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

chrȳsolite

  1. vocative singular of chrȳsolitus