Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An occasional prefix with mineralogical names, used to indicate the presence of magnesium.

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  • Indicator minerals useful in diamond exploration are pyrope garnet, picro - ilmenite, chrome-diopside, chromite, spinel and micro diamond.

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  • a bitter, cutting root

    July 18, 2010