lepidolite

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English[edit]

Lepidolite
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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek λεπίς (lepís) +‎ -lite.

Noun[edit]

lepidolite (countable and uncountable, plural lepidolites)

  1. (mineralogy) A pale lilac mica mineral that is a mixed basic fluoride and aluminosilicate of potassium, lithium and aluminium

Further reading[edit]

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