adularia

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Etymology[edit]

Named for the type locality at Adular, Switzerland.

Noun[edit]

adularia (plural adularias)

  1. A variety of orthoclase feldspar found as colorless to white prismatic crystals in cavities in metamorphic rocks. Some specimens reflect a bluish sheen along crystal faces. This phenomenon is called adularescence, and adularia with this property is called moonstone. (See sanidine).

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Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

adularia

  1. First-person singular (eu) conditional indicative of adular
  2. Third-person singular (ele, ela, also used with tu and você?) conditional indicative of adular

Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

adularia f (plural adularias)

  1. adularia (variety of orthoclase feldspar)