Updated About content Print Article Share Article
views updated

grossular A member of the garnet group of minerals, Ca3Al2Si3O12; sp. gr. 3.5; hardness 7; green to yellowish-brown; well-formed crystals or granular; occurs in metamorphosed impure limestones and as a detrital mineral, and is used as an abrasive or for gemstones.

More From

You Might Also Like