Definition of Rubellite

1. n. A variety of tourmaline varying in color from a pale rose to a deep ruby, and containing lithium.



Definition of Rubellite

1. Noun. a red to violet variety of tourmaline used as a gemstone ¹

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Definition of Rubellite

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Medical Definition of Rubellite

1. A variety of tourmaline varying in colour from a pale rose to a deep ruby, and containing lithium. Origin: L. Rubellus reddish, dim. Of ruber = red. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rubellite

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rubella
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rubella cataract
rubella immunization
rubella panencephalitis
rubella vaccine
rubella virus
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rubellan
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rubellite (current term)
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ruberythric acid
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ruberythrinic acid
rubes
rubescence
rubescences
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Literary usage of Rubellite

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1. Elements of Mineralogy by Richard Kirwan (1810)
"rubellite, Red Shorl of Siberia^.—Its colour, crimson, blood, or peach red. It occurs in accumulated groups, of a middle or large size, with straight ..."

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