noun. ['ˈɑːləˌviːn'] a mineral consisting of magnesium iron silicate; a source of magnesium.
- atomic number 12
- -in (English)
- olive (English)
- olive (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
Rhymes with Olivine
Sentences with olivine
1. Noun, singular or mass
Tiny amounts of olivine can also be found in the black sands of the island of Hawaii.
Rocks of dunite, and olivine containing peridotite are found in the southern ranges.