Definición de wollastonite en inglés:

wollastonite

Saltos de línea: wol|las¦ton|ite
Pronunciación: /ˈwʊləstənʌɪt
 
/

sustantivo

[mass noun]
A white or greyish mineral typically occurring in tabular masses in metamorphosed limestone. It is a silicate of calcium and is used as a source of rock wool.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The Badger Flats area is also well known for clinozoisite, garnet, hematite, scheelite, vesuvianite, wollastonite, and zoisite (variety thulite).
  • The skarn layer has a massive texture with two assemblages, wollastonite + quartz + diopside and prehnite + datolite + actinolite + K - feldspar, which have been interpreted as evidence of hydrothermal metasomatism of carbonate rocks.
  • The groundmass of these leucocratic segregations is heterogeneous, consisting of centimeter-scale regions dominated by nepheline, natrolite, alkali feldspar, or wollastonite.

Origen

early 19th century: from the name of W. H. Wollaston (see Wollaston, William Hyde) + -ite1.

Definición de wollastonite en:

Obtener más de Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium

Palabra del día anomalous
Pronunciación: əˈnɒm(ə)ləs
adjective
deviating from what is standard, normal, or expected