vesuvianite
noun Date: circa 1888 idocrase

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  • vésuvianite — ● vésuvianite nom féminin Synonyme de idocrase. ● vésuvianite (synonymes) nom féminin Synonymes : idocrase ⇒VÉSUVIANITE, subst. fém. MINÉR. Synon. de idocrase. On l a reconnue [l idocrase] pour la première fois comme espèce distincte (...) sur… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Vesuvianite — Ve*su vi*an*ite, n. (Min.) A mineral occurring in tetragonal crystals, and also massive, of a brown to green color, rarely sulphur yellow and blue. It is a silicate of alumina and lime with some iron magnesia, and is common at Vesuvius. Also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • vesuvianite — [və so͞o′vēə nīt΄] n. [< VESUVIAN + ITE1] a usually green or brown, hard, tetragonal mineral, Ca10Mg2Al4 (SiO4) 5 (Si2O7) 2 (OH) 4, usually found in metamorphic limestone; hydrous calcium magnesium aluminum silicate …   English World dictionary

  • Vésuvianite — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Hyacinte (homonymie). Vésuvianite Catégorie IX : silicates[1] …   Wikipédia en Français

  • vesuvianite — vezuvianas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Mineralas. formulė Ca₁₀(Mg,Fe)₂Al₄[(OH)|(SiO₄)₅|(Si₂O₇)₂] atitikmenys: angl. vesuvianite rus. везувиан …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • vesuvianite — /veuh sooh vee euh nuyt /, n. a mineral, chiefly a hydrous silicate of calcium and aluminum, commonly in tetragonal crystals and usually of a brown to green color; idocrase. [1885 90; VESUVIAN + ITE1] * * * ▪ mineral also called  idocrase … …   Universalium

  • vesuvianite — noun A yellow, green or brown mineral, a mixed calcium, magnesium and aluminium silicate sometimes used as a gemstone. Syn: idocrase …   Wiktionary

  • vesuvianite — ve·su·via·nì·te s.f. TS mineral. minerale di colore verdastro tendente al giallo e al bruno, che cristallizza nel sistema tetragonale ed è comune in alcune rocce metamorfiche di contatto con calcari Sinonimi: vesuviana. {{line}} {{/line}} DATA:… …   Dizionario italiano

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