topazolite [tō paz′ə līt΄]
< Gr topazos, topaz + -LITE
a yellow to greenish variety of andradite garnet

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to·paz·o·lite (tə-păzʹə-līt') n.
A green-yellow to yellow-brown variety of andradite, Ca3Fe2Si3O12, similar in color and transparency to topaz.
  [topazo-, topaz + -lite.]

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      yellowish andradite garnet, named for its resemblance to topaz. See andradite.

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  • topazolite — ● topazolite nom féminin Variété jaune pâle ou vert de grenat andradite. topazolite [tɔpɑzɔlit] n. f. ÉTYM. 1829; de topaze, o , et lite ( lithe). ❖ ♦ Minéralogie. Grenat mélanite d une variété jaune pâle ou verte …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Topazolite — To*paz o*lite, n. [Topaz + lite; cf. F. topazolithe.] (Min.) A topaz yellow variety of garnet. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Topazolite — is a variety of andradite, a garnet group mineral, with a distinct yellow color, similar to that of topaz. It can vary from greenish yellow to yellowish brown …   Wikipedia

  • topazolite — [tō paz′ə līt΄] n. [< Gr topazos, topaz + LITE] a yellow to greenish variety of andradite garnet …   English World dictionary

  • topazolite — noun A yellowish form of andradite …   Wiktionary

  • topazolite — to·paz·o·lite …   English syllables

  • topazolite — n. a yellow or green kind of garnet. Etymology: TOPAZ + LITE …   Useful english dictionary

  • Andradite — Andradite[1] Catégorie IX : silicates[2] …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Garnet — For other uses, see Garnet (disambiguation). Garnet General Category Nesosilicate Chemical …   Wikipedia

  • Andradite — single crystal (4.2cm) Diakon, Nioro du Sahel Circle, Kayes Region, Mali General Category Garnet group …   Wikipedia

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