eucryptite

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

eu- +‎ crypto- +‎ -ite, suggesting well hidden, from its presence among albite.

Noun[edit]

eucryptite (plural eucryptites)

  1. (mineralogy) A lithium-bearing aluminium silicate mineral.

Further reading[edit]

  • David Barthelmy (1997–2021), “Eucryptite”, in Webmineral Mineralogy Database.
  • eucryptite”, in Mindat.org[1], Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, 2000–2021.