KAl3Si3O10OH2
Muscovite Mus"co*vite, n. [See {Muscovy glass}.] 1. A native or inhabitant of Muscovy or ancient Russia; hence, a Russian. [1913 Webster]

2. An inhabitant of Moscow. [PJC]

3. (Min.) Common potash mica, essentially {KAl3Si3O10(OH)2}. It is used as an electrical insulator. See {Mica}. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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