tremolite


trem·o·lite

noun \ˈtre-mə-ˌlīt\

Definition of TREMOLITE

:  a white or gray mineral of the amphibole group that is a silicate of calcium and magnesium
trem·o·lit·ic \ˌtre-mə-ˈli-tik\ adjective

Origin of TREMOLITE

French trémolite, from Tremola, valley in Switzerland
First Known Use: 1799

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