smaragdite


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sma·rag·dite

 (smə-răg′dīt′)
n.
A fibrous green amphibole mineral occurring in rocks such as eclogite.

[French, from Latin smaragdus, emerald; see emerald.]
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smaragdite

(sməˈræɡdaɪt)
n
(Minerals) a green fibrous amphibole mineral
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sma•rag•dite

(sməˈræg daɪt)

n.
a green, foliated amphibole.
[1795–1805; < French < Greek smáragd(os) emerald + French -ite -ite1]
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