Submetallic
Submetallic \Sub`me*tal"lic\, a. Imperfectly metallic; as, a submetallic luster. [1913 Webster]

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  • submetallic — |səb+ adjective Etymology: sub + metallic 1. : somewhat or imperfectly metallic a submetallic luster 2. : metalloid such submetallic elements as bismuth * * * /sub meuh tal ik/, adj. somewhat or imperfectly metallic. [ …   Useful english dictionary

  • submetallic — /sub meuh tal ik/, adj. somewhat or imperfectly metallic. [SUB + METALLIC] * * * …   Universalium

  • submetallic — adjective Having a lustre like that of metal, but duller and less reflective …   Wiktionary

  • submetallic — sub·metallic …   English syllables

  • Oxide minerals — ▪ Table Oxide minerals name colour lustre Mohs hardness specific gravity anatase brown to indigo blue and black; also variable adamantine to metallic adamantine 5½–6 3.8–4.0 boehmite white, when pure 3 3.0–3.1 brookite various browns metallic… …   Universalium

  • Lustre (mineralogy) — Lustre (or luster) is a description of the way light interacts with the surface of a crystal, rock, or mineral. The word lustre traces its origins back to the Latin word lux, meaning light , and generally implies radiance, gloss, or brilliance. A …   Wikipedia

  • Astrophyllite — Infobox mineral name = Astrophyllite category = boxwidth = boxbgcolor = imagesize = caption = formula = (K,Na)3(Fe++,Mn)7 Ti2Si8O24(O,OH)7 molweight = color = Golden brown to yellow; rarely greenish habit = Tabular to bladed, radiating, stellate… …   Wikipedia

  • Djurleite — pseudomorph after pyrite from New Mexico, specimen size 2.4 cm General Category Copper sulfide …   Wikipedia

  • chromic iron — Chromite Chro mite, n. 1. (Min.) A black submetallic mineral consisting of oxide of chromium and iron; called also {chromic iron}. [1913 Webster] 2. (Chem.) A compound or salt of chromous hydroxide regarded as an acid. [R.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Chromite — Chro mite, n. 1. (Min.) A black submetallic mineral consisting of oxide of chromium and iron; called also {chromic iron}. [1913 Webster] 2. (Chem.) A compound or salt of chromous hydroxide regarded as an acid. [R.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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