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tremolite

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noun trem·o·lite \ˈtre-mə-ˌlīt\

Definition of tremolite

  1. :  a white or gray mineral of the amphibole group that is a silicate of calcium and magnesium

tremolitic

play \ˌtre-mə-ˈli-tik\ adjective


Origin and Etymology of tremolite

French trémolite, from Tremola, valley in Switzerland


First Known Use: 1799


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