Mineralogy. a variety of grossularite garnet.
Origin of essonite
1810–20; < French < Greek hḗssōn less, inferior + -ītēs -ite1
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If calcium be united with these two the variety of garnet known as grossularite, or essonite, or cinnamon stone, is produced.
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