Definition of Dichroite. Meaning of Dichroite. Synonyms of Dichroite

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Definition of Dichroite

Dichroite Di"chro*ite, n. [See Dichroism.] (Min.) Iolite; -- so called from its presenting two different colors when viewed in two different directions. See Iolite.

Meaning of Dichroite from wikipedia

- name "iolite" comes from the Gr**** word for violet. Another old name is dichroite, a Gr**** word meaning "two-colored rock", a reference to cordierite's...