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.
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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

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.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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