celsian

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Named after Anders Celsius.

Noun[edit]

celsian (uncountable)

  1. (mineralogy) An uncommon monoclinic feldspar mineral, barium aluminosilicate, found in contact metamorphic rocks with significant barium content.

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Further reading[edit]

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