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n. - A brown or yellow-green olivine found in igneous and metamorphic rocks and used as a gemstone.

Usage examples (36)
  • The term chrysolite is also sometimes incorrectly used for the greenish-yellow chrysoberyl.
  • The yellowish-green chrysoberyls (which jewelers sometimes call chrysolite) come both from Ceylon and from Brazil.
  • They are like chrysolite, which is of a golden colour in the morning, very bright to look upon, but towards evening grows dull and loses its splendour.
  • With chrysolite and held within a little hoard of gold. for more
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