astrophyllite

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἀστήρ (astḗr, star) + φύλλον (phúllon, leaf) +‎ -ite.

Noun[edit]

astrophyllite (countable and uncountable, plural astrophyllites)

  1. (mineralogy) A rare, brown to golden-yellow hydrous potassium iron titanium silicate mineral, visually identical to kupletskite.

External links[edit]

  • astrophyllite Barthelmy, David (accessed 29 August 2016) Webmineral Mineralogy Database[1]
  • astrophyllite mindat.org[2], Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, accessed 29 August 2016