Uvarovite

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uvarovite

[ü′var·ə‚vīt]
(mineralogy)
Ca3Cr2(SiO4)3 The emerald-green, calcium-chromium end member of the garnet group. Also known as ouvarovite; uwarowite.

Uvarovite

 

(named after S. S. Uvarov), a mineral of the garnet group, Ca3Cr2[Si04]3, with a characteristic emerald-green color. A rare mineral, uvarovite is usually found in the form of druses of tiny crystals confined to cracks in chromite ores.