from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An emerald-green variety of garnet, Ca3Cr2(SiO4)3, found in chromium deposits.
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- n. A rare chromium-bearing garnet mineral with a vivid emerald-green colour.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Chrome-garnet, an emerald-green variety of garnet containing chromium sesquioxid. Also written uwarowite, ouvarovite.
After Count Sergei Semenovitch Uvarov (1785-1855), president of the St. Petersburg Academy.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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