andradite


an·dra·dite

noun \an-ˈdrä-ˌdīt, ˈan-drə-ˌdīt\

Definition of ANDRADITE

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

Origin of ANDRADITE

José B. de Andrada e Silva †1838 Brazilian geologist
First Known Use: 1868

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