uvarovite
noun Etymology: German Uwarowit, from Count Sergei S. Uvarov died 1855 Russian statesman Date: 1837 an emerald green calcium-chromium garnet

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  • Uvarovite — Pendant in uvarovite, a rare bright green garnet. The long dimension is 2 cm (0.8 inch) General Category Mineral …   Wikipedia

  • Uvarovite — Uvarovite[1] Catégorie IX : silicates[2] …   Wikipédia en Français

  • uvarovite — [o͞o vär′ə vīt΄, yo͞ovär′ə vīt΄] n. [Ger uwarowit, after S. S. Uvarov (1786 1855), Russ statesman and author + it, ITE1] an emerald green garnet, Ca3Cr2 (SiO4) 3, with small crystals, used as a gem; calcium chromium silicate …   English World dictionary

  • uvarovite — uvarovitas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Mineralas. formulė Ca₃Cr₂[SiO₄]₃ atitikmenys: angl. uvarovite rus. уваровит …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • uvarovite — /ooh vahr euh vuyt , yooh /, n. Mineral. a variety of garnet colored emerald green by the presence of chromium. [1825 35; < G, named after Count S. S. Uvarov (1785 1855), president of St. Petersburg Academy; see ITE1] * * *       calcium chromium …   Universalium

  • uvarovite — noun A rare chromium bearing garnet mineral with a vivid emerald green colour …   Wiktionary

  • uvarovite — uva·rov·ite …   English syllables

  • uvarovite — u•va•rov•ite [[t]uˈvɑr əˌvaɪt, yu [/t]] n. mir the rarest of the garnets, colored emerald green by the presence of chromium • Etymology: < G (1832), after Count S. S. Uvarov (1785–1855), president of St. Petersburg Academy …   From formal English to slang

  • uvarovite — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ouvarovite — Uvarovite Uvarovite Catégorie IX : silicates Général …   Wikipédia en Français

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