aspidolite

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ασπίδα (aspída, shield) + λίθος (líthos, stone).

Noun[edit]

aspidolite

  1. (mineralogy) A monoclinic-prismatic mineral containing aluminum, fluorine, hydrogen, iron, magnesium, oxygen, potassium, silicon, sodium, and titanium.

Further reading[edit]

  • Aspidolite” in David Barthelmy, Webmineral Mineralogy Database[1], 1997–.
  • aspidolite mindat.org[2], Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, accessed 29 August 2016