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andradite

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noun an·dra·dite \an-ˈdrä-ˌdīt, ˈan-drə-ˌdīt\

Definition of andradite

  1. :  a calcium-iron garnet occurring in various colors ranging from yellow and green to brown and black



Origin and Etymology of andradite

José B. de Andrada e Silva †1838 Brazilian geologist


First Known Use: 1868


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