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rhodolite

[′rōd·əl‚īt]
(mineralogy)
A violet-red garnet species composed of a mixture of almandite and pyrope in about a 3:1 ratio.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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