smaragdite definition by Webster's New World
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a bright-green kind of amphibole
Origin: Fr: see smaragd and amp; -ite
smaragdite definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A fibrous green amphibole mineral occurring in rocks such as eclogite.
Origin: French, from Latin smaragdus, emerald; see emerald.