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pargasite

[pahr-guh-sahyt] /ˈpɑr gəˌsaɪt/
noun, Mineralogy.
1.
a green or bluegreen variety of hornblende.
Origin of pargasite
1810-1820
1810-20; named after Pargas, town in Finland; see -ite1
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