ceylonite
Ceylanite Cey"lan*ite, n. [F., fr. Ceylan Ceylon.] (Min.) A dingy blue, or grayish black, variety of spinel. It is also called {pleonaste}. [Written also {ceylonite}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • ceylonite — ⇒CEYLANITE, CEYLONITE, subst. fém. MINÉR. Aluminate naturel de magnésium, variété de spinelle. On appelle (...) ceylonite la [variété] verte (A. PÉRÈS, Les Pierres et les roches, 1896, p. 41). Prononc. Dernière transcr. (ceylanite) ds GATTEL… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Ceylonite — Pleonaste, Queensland, Australia Ceylonite (first cited 1793) and Pleonaste (first cited 1801) are dingy blue or grey to black varieties of spinel. Ceylonite, apparently named for the island of Ceylon (where it is not known to occur), is a… …   Wikipedia

  • ceylonite — cey·lon·ite …   English syllables

  • Ceylonite — noun a dark colored spinel containing iron • Syn: ↑pleonaste • Hypernyms: ↑spinel …   Useful english dictionary

  • HMS Kingston Ceylonite — Die HMS Kingston Ceylonite war ein britischer Fischtrawler, welcher im Zweiten Weltkrieg von der Royal Navy als behelfsmäßiges U Jagd Fahrzeug eingesetzt wurde. Ursprünglich wurde der Kutter am 6. Februar 1935 auf der Werft von Cook, Welton… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • ceylanite — ⇒CEYLANITE, CEYLONITE, subst. fém. MINÉR. Aluminate naturel de magnésium, variété de spinelle. On appelle (...) ceylonite la [variété] verte (A. PÉRÈS, Les Pierres et les roches, 1896, p. 41). Prononc. Dernière transcr. (ceylanite) ds GATTEL… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • HMT Bedfordshire — HMT [The abbreviation HMT His Majesty s Trawler identifies the Bedfordshire as a non commissioned ship.] Bedfordshire was an armed anti submarine trawler in the service of the Royal Navy during World War II. She was sunk by the Uboat U 558 on May …   Wikipedia

  • Ceylanite — Cey lan*ite, n. [F., fr. Ceylan Ceylon.] (Min.) A dingy blue, or grayish black, variety of spinel. It is also called {pleonaste}. [Written also {ceylonite}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pleonaste — Ceylanite Cey lan*ite, n. [F., fr. Ceylan Ceylon.] (Min.) A dingy blue, or grayish black, variety of spinel. It is also called {pleonaste}. [Written also {ceylonite}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Spinel — General Category Oxide minerals Spinel group Chemical formula MgAl2O4 …   Wikipedia

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