Definition for AL'LO-CHRO-ITE


An amorphous, massive, opake mineral, of a grayish, yellowish, or reddish color, found in Norway; considered as a variety of garnet. Its name is said to be given to it, as expressive of its changes of color before the blowpipe; Gr. αλλος, other, and χροια, color. Cleaveland.

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