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ru·bel·lite

 (ro͞o′bə-līt′, ro͞o-bĕl′īt)
n.
A variety of tourmaline ranging in color from pinkish red to purplish red, used as a gemstone.

[Latin rubellus, red; see rubella + -ite.]

rubellite

(ˈruːbɪˌlaɪt; ruːˈbɛl-)
n
(Minerals) a red transparent variety of tourmaline, used as a gemstone
[C18: from Latin rubellus reddish]

ru•bel•lite

(ruˈbɛl aɪt, ˈru bəˌlaɪt)

n.
a deep red variety of tourmaline, used as a gem.
[1790–1800; < Latin rubell(us) reddish]
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