Definitions

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  • n. A rare blue variety of pectolite found only in the Dominican Republic.

Etymologies

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Combination of Larissa and Spanish mar ("sea"). Coined by Miguel Méndez after his 1974 rediscovery of the stone in the Dominican Republic. Named for his daughter Larissa and the Carribean sea which has a similar color of the stone.

Examples

  • We also featured meteorite and larimar specimens and jewelry.

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  • These special edition larimar and paua bangles go smashingly with the

    Fashion World of SL

  • Next, he essentially wanted to write a novel on the business card, explaining the history of larimar and his gift shop.

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  • Amber and larimar, a sea-blue stone, are native to the island, and are carved to make beautiful figurines and jewelry.

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