Grossular

Gros'su·lar adjective [ New Latin grossularius , from Grossularia a subgenus of Ribes , including the gooseberry, from French groseille . See Gooseberry .] Pertaining too, or resembling, a gooseberry; as, grossular garnet.
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Grossular

Gros'su·lar noun [ See Grossular , adjective ] (Min.) A translucent garnet of a pale green color like that of the gooseberry; -- called also grossularite .
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grossular

<chemical> A translucent garnet of a pale green colour like that of the gooseberry. ... Synonym: grossularite. ... See: Grossular. ... Source: Websters Dictionary ... (01 Mar 1998) ...
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Grossular

• (a.) A translucent garnet of a pale green color like that of the gooseberry; -- called also grossularite. • (a.) Pertaining too, or resembling, a gooseberry; as, grossular garnet.
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grossular

a calcium aluminum garnet that sometimes resembles the gooseberry fruit. It can be colourless (when pure), white, yellow, brown, red, or green. ... [1 related articles]
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Grossular

Grossular or grossularite is a calcium-aluminium mineral species of the garnet gemstone group with the formula Ca3Al2(SiO4)3, though the calcium may in part be replaced by ferrous iron and the aluminium by ferric iron. The name grossular is derived from the botanical name for the gooseberry, grossularia, in reference to the green garnet of this co...
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