californite


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californite

[‚kal·ə′fȯr‚nīt]
(mineralogy)
Ca10 Al4(Mg,Fe)2Si9O34(OH,F)4 A variety of vesuvianite resembling jade; it is dark-, yellowish-, olive-, or grass-green and occurs in translucent to opaque compact or massive form. Also known as American jade.
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