Fibrolite
Fibrolite Fi"bro*lite (? or ?), n. [L. fibra a fiber + -lite: cf. F. fibrolithe.] (Min.) A silicate of alumina, of fibrous or columnar structure. It is like andalusite in composition; -- called also {sillimanite}, and {bucholizite}. [1913 Webster]

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  • fibrolite — /fuy breuh luyt /, n. Mineral. sillimanite. [1795 1805; FIBRO + LITE] * * * …   Universalium

  • fibrolite — fi·bro·lite …   English syllables

  • fibrolite — /ˈfaɪbrəlaɪt/ (say fuybruhluyt) noun → sillimanite. {fibro + lite} …   Australian English dictionary

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  • bucholizite — Fibrolite Fi bro*lite (? or ?), n. [L. fibra a fiber + lite: cf. F. fibrolithe.] (Min.) A silicate of alumina, of fibrous or columnar structure. It is like andalusite in composition; called also {sillimanite}, and {bucholizite}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sillimanite — Fibrolite Fi bro*lite (? or ?), n. [L. fibra a fiber + lite: cf. F. fibrolithe.] (Min.) A silicate of alumina, of fibrous or columnar structure. It is like andalusite in composition; called also {sillimanite}, and {bucholizite}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sillimanite — Sillimanite[1] Catégorie IX : silicates[2] S …   Wikipédia en Français

  • sillimanite — /sil euh meuh nuyt /, n. a mineral, aluminum silicate, Al2SiO5, occurring in the form of long, slender, and often fibrous crystals. Also called fibrolite. [1825 30; named after B. SILLIMAN; see ITE1] * * * or fibrolite Brown, pale green, or white …   Universalium

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