1. olivine

noun. ['ˈɑːləˌviːn'] a mineral consisting of magnesium iron silicate; a source of magnesium.


  • atomic number 12
  • magnesium
  • chrysolite
  • Mg


  • -in (English)
  • olive (English)
  • olive (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Words that Rhyme with Olivine

  • contravene
  • mcelveen
  • mcilveen
  • mcilveen
  • vanderveen

Example sentences of the word olivine

1. Noun, singular or mass
Tiny amounts of olivine can also be found in the black sands of the island of Hawaii.

2. Adjective
Rocks of dunite, and olivine containing peridotite are found in the southern ranges.