Anthophyllite An*thoph"yl*lite, n. [NL. anthophyllum clove.] A mineral of the hornblende group, of a yellowish gray or clove brown color. -- {An`tho*phyl*lit"ic}, a. [1913 Webster]

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  • anthophyllitic — an·tho·phyl·lit·ic …   English syllables

  • anthophyllitic — adjective see anthophyllite * * * anthophyˈllitic, a. Min. [f. prec. + ic.] Of the nature of, or containing, anthophyllite. Dana Man. Geol. 71 …   Useful english dictionary

  • anthophyllite — anthophyllitic /an theuh feuh lit ik/, adj. /an theuh fil uyt/, n. a mineral, magnesium iron silicate, (Mg,Fe)7(Si8O22)(OH)2, occurring in schists in lamellar or fibrous clove brown crystals. [1835 45; < NL anthophyll(um) clove (see ANTHO , PHYL) …   Universalium

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