spessartite


spes·sar·tite

noun \ˈspe-sər-ˌtīt\

Definition of SPESSARTITE

:  a manganese aluminum garnet usually containing other elements (as iron) in minor amounts

Variants of SPESSARTITE

spes·sar·tite or spes·sar·tine \-ˌtēn\

Origin of SPESSARTITE

French, from Spessart mountain range, Germany
First Known Use: 1850

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