Calaite
Calaite Cal"a*ite (k[a^]l`[asl]*[imac]t), n. [L. calla["i]s, Gr. ka`lai:s, ka`llai:s; cf. F. cala["i]te.] A mineral. See {Turquoise}. [1913 Webster]

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  • calaite — turkis statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Mineralas. formulė CuAl₆·[PO₄]₄(OH)₈·4H₂O atitikmenys: angl. calaite; turquoise rus. бирюза; калаит ryšiai: sinonimas – kalaitas …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • calaite — noun ( s) Etymology: French calaïte (now usually callaïte), from Latin callaïs (from Greek kalaïs, kallaïs) + French ite obsolete …   Useful english dictionary

  • callaïs — ⇒CALLAÏS, subst. fém. MINÉR., rare. Pierre précieuse d un vert pâle ou d un bleu tendre proche de la turquoise, retrouvée notamment sous forme de colliers dans des sites préhistoriques. Jadéite ou callaïs (L. FEBVRE, Combats pour l hist., 1931, p …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • turcois — Turquoise Tur*quoise , Turquois Tur*quois (?; 277), n. [F. turquoise; cf. Pr. & Sp. turquesa, It. turchese, turchina, LL. turchesius, turchina; so called because first brought from Turkey. See 1st {Turkey}.] (Min.) A hydrous phosphate of alumina… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • turkois — Turquoise Tur*quoise , Turquois Tur*quois (?; 277), n. [F. turquoise; cf. Pr. & Sp. turquesa, It. turchese, turchina, LL. turchesius, turchina; so called because first brought from Turkey. See 1st {Turkey}.] (Min.) A hydrous phosphate of alumina… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Turquois — Turquoise Tur*quoise , Turquois Tur*quois (?; 277), n. [F. turquoise; cf. Pr. & Sp. turquesa, It. turchese, turchina, LL. turchesius, turchina; so called because first brought from Turkey. See 1st {Turkey}.] (Min.) A hydrous phosphate of alumina… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Turquoise — Tur*quoise , Turquois Tur*quois (?; 277), n. [F. turquoise; cf. Pr. & Sp. turquesa, It. turchese, turchina, LL. turchesius, turchina; so called because first brought from Turkey. See 1st {Turkey}.] (Min.) A hydrous phosphate of alumina containing …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • turquoise — n. [Written also Turcois and Turkois.] Calaite …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • turkis — statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Mineralas. formulė CuAl₆·[PO₄]₄(OH)₈·4H₂O atitikmenys: angl. calaite; turquoise rus. бирюза; калаит ryšiai: sinonimas – kalaitas …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • turquoise — turkis statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Mineralas. formulė CuAl₆·[PO₄]₄(OH)₈·4H₂O atitikmenys: angl. calaite; turquoise rus. бирюза; калаит ryšiai: sinonimas – kalaitas …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

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