adularescence

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From adularia +‎ -escence.

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  • (US) IPA(key): /ˌæd͡ʒ.ə.ləˈɹɛs.əns/

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adularescence (uncountable)

  1. The optical phenomenon, exhibited by some specimens (moonstones) of the mineral adularia, of exhibiting a white to pale bluish or rarely pale orange sheen along crystal faces.

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