Roscoelite Ros"coe*lite, n. [From an English chemist, H.E. Roscoe + -lite.] (Min.) A green micaceous mineral occurring in minute scales. It is essentially a silicate of aluminia and potash containing vanadium. [1913 Webster]

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  • roscoelite — /ros koh luyt /, n. Mineral. a brown variety of muscovite in which some aluminum is replaced by vanadium. [1875 80; named after Sir Henry Roscoe (1833 1915), English chemist; see LITE] * * * …   Universalium

  • roscoelite — ros·coe·lite …   English syllables

  • roscoelite — /ˈrɒskoʊˌlaɪt/ (say roskoh.luyt) noun a greenish brown mineral, similar to muscovite, in which the aluminium is partly replaced by vanadium. {named after Sir Henry Roscoe, 1833–1915, English chemist. See lite} …   Australian English dictionary

  • roscoelite — ˈrä(ˌ)skōˌlīt noun ( s) Etymology: Sir Henry E. Roscoe died 1915 English chemist + English lite : a mineral approximately K2(Mg,Fe,V,Al)4(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 consisting of a brownish mica in minute scales that contains vanadium …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Vanadinite — Infobox mineral name = Vanadinite category = Vanadate mineral boxwidth = boxbgcolor = imagesize = 300px caption = Vanadinite from Arizona, USA formula = Pb5(VO4)3Cl molweight = 1,416.27 g/mol color = Bright red, orange red, red brown, brown,… …   Wikipedia

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