leucitic
adjective see leucite

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Leucitic — Leu*cit ic (l[ u]*s[i^]t [i^]k), a. (Min.) Containing leucite; as, leucitic rocks. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • leucitic — (ˈ)lü|sid.ik adjective : relating to, containing, or resembling leucite * * * leucitic / sitˈik/ adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑leucite …   Useful english dictionary

  • leucitic — See leucite. * * * …   Universalium

  • leucitic — leu·cit·ic …   English syllables

  • leucite — leucitic /looh sit ik/, adj. /looh suyt/, n. a whitish or grayish mineral, potassium aluminum silicate, KAlSi2O6, found in alkali volcanic rocks. [1790 1800; < G Leukit. See LEUCO , ITE1] * * * One of the most common feldspathoid minerals,… …   Universalium

  • leucite — noun Etymology: German Leuzit, from leuz leuk Date: 1799 a white or gray mineral consisting of a silicate of potassium and aluminum and occurring in igneous rocks • leucitic adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Lamprophyr — Lamprophyre – vom griechischen λαµπρός (lamprós) = hell, glänzend (in Bezug auf die Kristallflächen von Amphibol und Biotit, die im frisch aufgeschlagenen Zustand hell aufleuchten) und φύρω (phýro) = vermengen, eingeführt durch Carl Wilhelm von… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • leucite — /ˈlusaɪt/ (say loohsuyt) noun a whitish or greyish mineral, potassium aluminium silicate, KAlSi2O6, found in certain volcanic rocks. {German Leucit, from leuc leuc(o) + it ite1} –leucitic /luˈsɪtɪk/ (say looh sitik), adjective …   Australian English dictionary

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