phlogopite
noun Etymology: German Phlogopit, from Greek phlogōpos fiery-looking, from phlog-, phlox + ōps face — more at eye Date: 1850 a usually brown to red form of mica

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  • phlogopite — /flog euh puyt /, n. a magnesium rich mica mineral, usually yellowish brown, but sometimes reddish brown. [1840 50; < Gk phlogop(ós) fiery looking (phlog , s. of phlóx flame + op(é) view, look + os adj. suffix) + ITE1] * * * ▪ mineral also called …   Universalium

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  • phlogopite — Mica Mi ca, n. [L. mica crumb, grain, particle; cf. F. mica.] (Min.) The name of a group of minerals characterized by highly perfect cleavage, so that they readily separate into very thin leaves, more or less elastic. They differ widely in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • phlogopite — flogopitas statusas T sritis radioelektronika atitikmenys: angl. amber mica; phlogopite vok. Ambermica, f rus. флогопит, m pranc. mica ambré, m; phlogopite, m …   Radioelektronikos terminų žodynas

  • phlogopite — flogopitas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Mineralas. formulė KMg₃[(F,OH)₂|AlSi₃O₁₀] atitikmenys: angl. phlogopite rus. флогопит …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

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