Definition of Vesuvianite

1. Noun. A green or yellow or brown mineral consisting of a hydrated silicate; it occurs as crystals in limestone and is used a gemstone.

Exact synonyms: Idocrase, Vesuvian
Generic synonyms: Mineral



Definition of Vesuvianite

1. n. A mineral occurring in tetragonal crystals, and also massive, of a brown to green color, rarely sulphur yellow and blue. It is a silicate of alumina and lime with some iron magnesia, and is common at Vesuvius. Also called idocrase.

2. n. A mineral occurring in tetragonal crystals, and also massive, of a brown to green color, rarely sulphur yellow and blue. It is a silicate of alumina and lime with some iron magnesia, and is common at Vesuvius. Also called idocrase.

Definition of Vesuvianite

1. Noun. (minerology) A yellow, green or brown mineral, a mixed calcium, magnesium and aluminium silicate sometimes used as a gemstone. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Vesuvianite

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Medical Definition of Vesuvianite

1. A mineral occurring in tetragonal crystals, and also massive, of a brown to green colour, rarely sulphur yellow and blue. It is a silicate of alumina and lime with some iron magnesia, and is common at Vesuvius. Also called idocrase. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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