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A rose-red or pink variety of garnet, a silicate mineral used as a gem.


(Minerals) a pale violet or red variety of garnet, used as a gemstone


(ˈroʊd lˌaɪt)

a rose or reddish violet garnet, used as a gem.
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Noun1.rhodolite - a red or pink variety of garnet used as a gemstone
garnet - any of a group of hard glassy minerals (silicates of various metals) used as gemstones and as an abrasive
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The collection features a wide range of colors from pink opal to rhodolite to star sapphire to carnelian to red agate.
The facies samples KB-2/1 and KB-2/2 also contain 0.5 to 3 cm thick composite rhodolites. The rhodolite form determines it core that usually consists of eroded or broken lepidocyclinid tests, thallus fragments of coralline algae or fragments of corals (Fig.
Adorned with pear-shaped faceted morganite and rhodolite garnet diamonds, the drop earrings exude elegance.
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Ulatowski also mentioned encountering a different type of purple garnet since December 2014, represented as 'rhodolite' from Salima, Malawi.
Navneet Gems & Minerals' second biggest launch in their annual gem fairs will be the finer colored Rhodolite garnets, also known as the Umbalite garnets in the market.
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Some pieces in the collection also use topaz, rhodolite and icy diamonds set in silver, bringing affordability to a new wider customer base.