Definition of marmolite in English:

marmolite

noun

Geology
  • A pale green foliated serpentine or chrysotile with a pearly lustre.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in Thomas Nuttall (1786–1859), botanist. From marm- (in ancient Greek μαρμαίρειν to shine) + -o- + -lite, after e.g. chiastolite.

Pronunciation

marmolite

/ˈmɑːməlʌɪt/