griquaite, noun

Origin:
Named for its locality, Griqualand West.
Mineralogy
An intergrowth of various minerals found in blue ground.
1974 McGraw-Hill Dict. of Scientific & Technical Terms 643Griquaite,..A hypabyssal rock that contains garnet and diopside, and sometimes olivine or phlogopite, and is found in kimberlite pipes and dikes.
1993 A.M. Clark Hey’s Mineral Index 271Griquaite, intergrowth of augite and garnet.
An intergrowth of various minerals found in blue ground.

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