Rhodolite

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Description

A pink to light violet variety of garnet that has been used as a gemstone.

Synonyms and Related Terms

garnet; rodolita (Esp.); rhodolite (Fr.); Rhodolit (Deut.); rhodoliet (Ned.)

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • Random House, Webster's Encyclopedic Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language, Grammercy Book, New York, 1997
  • The American Heritage Dictionary or Encarta, via Microsoft Bookshelf 98, Microsoft Corp., 1998