chondrodite

noun chon·dro·dite
variants: less commonly

condrodite

Definition of chondrodite

plural

-s

  1. :  a mineral (Mg,Fe)3SiO4(OH,F) consisting of basic silicate of magnesium and sometimes iron belonging to the humite group and found in certain metamorphic rocks

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Origin and Etymology of chondrodite

Swedish kondrodit, from Greek chondrōdēs granular (from chondros grain) + -it -ite


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