pargasite

[ pahr-guh-sahyt ]
/ ˈpɑr gəˌsaɪt /

noun Mineralogy.

a green or bluegreen variety of hornblende.

Origin of pargasite

1810–20; named after Pargas, town in Finland; see -ite1
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