smaragdite

[ smuh-rag-dahyt ]
/ sməˈræg daɪt /

noun Mineralogy.

a green, foliated member of the amphibole group.

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Origin of smaragdite

1795–1805; < French < Greek smáragd(os) smaragd + French -ite -ite1

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British Dictionary definitions for smaragdite

smaragdite
/ (sməˈræɡdaɪt) /

noun

a green fibrous amphibole mineral
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