chlorospinel


chlorospinel

chlorospinel [klawr-oh-spi-nel, -spin-l, klohr-] Word Origin noun Mineralogy.

  1. a variety of spinel used as a gem, colored grass-green by the presence of copper.

Origin of chlorospinel First recorded in 1840–50; chloro-1 + spinel

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