Brookite
Brookite Brook"ite, n. [Named from the English mineralogist, H. J. Brooke.] (Min.) A mineral consisting of titanic oxide, and hence identical with rutile and octahedrite in composition, but crystallizing in the orthorhombic system. [1913 Webster]

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  • Brookite — is a mineral consisting of titanium oxide, TiO2, and hence identical with rutile and anatase in composition, but crystallizing in the orthorhombic system (see crystal structure). Brookite occurs rarely compared to the anatase and rutile forms of… …   Wikipedia

  • brookite — ● brookite nom féminin (de H. J. Brooke, nom propre) Varité naturelle de bioxyde de titane, orthorhombique, de couleur brunâtre ou rougeâtre …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • brookite — [brook′īt΄] n. [after H. J. Brooke (1771 1857), Eng mineralogist] the hard, orthorhombic form of titanium dioxide, TiO2, ranging in color from yellow or brown to black …   English World dictionary

  • brookite — /brook uyt/, n. Mineral. a brown, red, or black mineral, titanium dioxide, TiO2, trimorphous with rutile and anatase. [1875 80; named after H. J. Brooke (1771 1857), English mineralogist; see ITE1] * * * ▪ mineral       one of three minerals… …   Universalium

  • brookite — brukitas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Mineralas. formulė TiO₂ atitikmenys: angl. brookite rus. брукит …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • brookite — noun Etymology: Henry J. Brooke died 1857 English mineralogist Date: 1825 titanium dioxide TiO2 occurring as a mineral in orthorhombic crystals commonly translucent brown or opaque brown to black …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • brookite — noun A dark brown mineral form of titanium dioxide, with the chemical formula TiO …   Wiktionary

  • brookite — brook·ite …   English syllables

  • brookite — ˈbru̇ˌkīt noun ( s) Etymology: Henry J. Brooke died 1857 English mineralogist + English ite : a mineral consisting of titanium dioxide TiO2 and identical in composition with rutile and octahedrite but occurring in orthorhombic crystals commmonly… …   Useful english dictionary

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