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chlorospinel

[klawr-oh-spi-nel, -spin-l, klohr-] /ˌklɔr oʊ spɪˈnɛl, -ˈspɪn l, ˌkloʊr-/
noun, Mineralogy
1.
a variety of spinel used as a gem, colored grass-green by the presence of copper.
Origin
1840-1850
1840-50; chloro-1 + spinel
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