grossularite

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the botanical name for the gooseberry, Grossularia, in reference to a particular green variety found in Siberia, +‎ -ite.

Noun[edit]

grossularite ‎(countable and uncountable, plural grossularites)

  1. (mineralogy) A calcium-aluminium mineral of the garnet group.

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External links[edit]

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