tsavorite

[ tsah-vuh-rahyt, sah- ]

noun
  1. a green variety of grossularite, found in Kenya in 1975 and used as a gem.

Origin of tsavorite

1
Named after Tsavo National Park, Kenya, near where it was found; see -ite1 (-r- unexplained)

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