- the colorless or white variety of tourmaline, often used as a gem.
Origin of achroite
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Red tourmaline is, however, sometimes called "rubellite," and white tourmaline has been called "achroite."A Text-Book of Precious Stones for Jewelers and the Gem-Loving Public
Frank Bertram Wade