Kornerupine meaning

(mineralogy) A rare boro-silicate mineral with the chemical formula (Mg,Fe2+)4(Al,Fe3+)6(SiO4,BO4)5(O,OH)2, some varieties of which are valued as gemstones.
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Origin of kornerupine

  • Andreas Nikolaus Kornerup (1857–1883), Danish geologist +‎ -ite.

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