olivine

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light silver-white ductile bivalent metallic element; in pure form it burns with brilliant white flame; occurs naturally only in combination (as in magnesite and dolomite and carnallite and spinel and olivine) atomic number 12 , magnesium , Mg
brown or yellow-green olivine found in igneous and metamorphic rocks and used as a gemstone chrysolite
meteorite composed principally of olivine and metallic iron pallasite
dark coarse-grained igneous rock consisting principally of olivine peridotite
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