Definition of fibrolite in English:

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fibrolite

Pronunciation: /ˈfʌɪbrə(ʊ)lʌɪt/

noun

Another term for sillimanite.
Example sentences
  • The mineral assemblage is quartz + plagioclase + K-feldspar + biotite + cordierite + andalusite fibrolite.
  • Mesosomes are invariably associated with a leucosome component and are composed of biotite accompanied by fibrolite, minor quartz, plagioclase and retrograde muscovite and chlorite.
  • In sample 17, development of the S-C fabric was postdated by growth of late garnet and fibrolite.

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