colophonite definition

  • noun:
    • A coarsely granular variety of garnet.
    • A coarsely granular number of garnet.
    • multiple garnet of a reddish-yellow or brown shade, happening in coarse granular masses: so named from its resemblance in shade and luster toward resin colophony.
    • A coarsely granular selection of garnet.
    • A coarsely granular number of garnet.
    • multiple garnet of a reddish-yellow or brown color, happening in coarse granular public: so called from its similarity in shade and luster towards the resin colophony.
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