Definition of Spessartite

1. n. A manganesian variety of garnet.



Definition of Spessartite

1. Noun. spessartine ¹

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Definition of Spessartite

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Medical Definition of Spessartite

1. A manganesian variety of garnet. Origin: From Spessart, in Germany. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spessartite

sperring
sperrylite
sperrylites
sperse
spersed
sperses
spersing
sperst
sperthe
sperthes
spertiniite
spesh
speshul
spessartine
spessartines
spessartite (current term)
spessartites
spet
spetch
spetchel
spetchell
spetchells
spetchels
spetches
spets
spetsnaz
spetting
spettle
spetum
spetznaz

Literary usage of Spessartite

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1. A Text-book of Mineralogy: With an Extended Treatise on Crystallography and by Edward Salisbury Dana (1898)
"In Virginia, beautiful transparent spessartite, used as a gem, at the mica mines at Amelia Court-House. In N. Ciii-iil i na. fine cinnamon-stone at ..."

2. Transactions of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and (1917)
"But there is more than enough CaO and MgO to take care of this deficiency, so that roughly this rock consisted of 32.6 parts of spessartite and 59 parts of ..."

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