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glaucophane

Saltos de línea: glauco|phane
Pronunciación: /ˈɡlɔːkəfeɪn
 
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Definición de glaucophane en inglés:

sustantivo

[mass noun]
A bluish sodium-containing mineral of the amphibole group, found chiefly in schists and other metamorphic rocks.
Example sentences
  • The mineral glaucophane, for example, has a pleochroism scheme of colourless, lavender, and sky blue.
  • Some melange inclusions locally preserve glaucophane overprinted by actinolite.
  • Undated glaucophane schists in the suture zone in Transbaikalia confirm the operation of subduction processes.

Origen

mid 19th century: from German Glaukophan, from Greek glaukos 'bluish-green' + -phanēs 'shining'.

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