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Origin and Meaning of Chrysolite

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  • According to a user from New York, United States, the name Chrysolite is of Unknown origin and means "Golden".
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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Chrys"o*lite
A mineral, composed of silica, magnesia, and iron, of a yellow to green color. It is common in certain volcanic rocks; -- called also olivine and peridot. Sometimes used as a gem. The name was also early used for yellow varieties of tourmaline and topaz.

Etymology: L. chrysolithos, Gr. �; chryso`s gold + � stone: cf. F. chrysolithe

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  1. A brown or yellow-green olivine found in igneous and metamorphic rocks and used as a gemstone

From Old French crisolite, from Medieval Latin crisolitus, Latin chrȳsolithus, from Ancient Greek χρῡσόλιθος (khrūsólithos), from χρῡσός (khrūsós, “gold”) + λίθος (líthos, “stone”). Surface analysis chryso- (“pertaining to gold”) + -lite (“pertaining to rocks, minerals”).

  1. (mineralogy) Originally, any of various green-coloured gems; later specifically peridot.

chrysolite was also found in the following language(s): Latin

Fun Facts about the name Chrysolite

  • When was the first name Chrysolite first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Chrysolite is Monday, June 25th, 1973.
  • How unique is the name Chrysolite? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Chrysolite. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Chrysolite: Your name in reverse order is Etilosyrhc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Lceyirtohs. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Chrysolite born Nov 1, 1985

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of North of Latin America approximately on 775. Your profession was writer, dramatist, and organizer of rituals.

You had a mind of a scientist, always seeking new explanations. Environment often misunderstood you. Had a respectable knowledge. Your lesson - to study, to practice and to use wisdom, enclosed in psychological sciences, and in ancient manuscripts. With strong faith and hard work you will reach your real destiny in present life.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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