vesuvianite

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Vesuvianite

Etymology[edit]

Vesuvian +‎ -ite

Noun[edit]

vesuvianite (countable and uncountable, plural vesuvianites)

  1. (mineralogy) A yellow, green or brown mineral, a mixed calcium, magnesium and aluminium silicate sometimes used as a gemstone.

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Further reading[edit]

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