hyalophane

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Ancient Greek ὕᾰλος (húalos, crystalline stone; glass), and -φᾰνής (-phanḗs, appearing), from the root of φαίνω (phaínō, I cause to appear).

Noun[edit]

hyalophane (countable and uncountable, plural hyalophanes)

  1. (mineralogy) A monoclinic crystalline mineral, a barium-rich potassium feldspar.

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Further reading[edit]

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