hydrogrossularite

noun hy·dro·grossularite

Definition of hydrogrossularite

  1. :  a mineral Ca3Al2(SiO4)3−x(OH)4x, consisting of silicate of calcium and aluminum in which silicon is partly replaced by hydrogen with x near 12 :  one of the hydrogarnets intermediate between grossularite (x =0) and hibschite (x =1)

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Origin and Etymology of hydrogrossularite

hydr- + grossularite


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