margarite

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margarite ‎(countable and uncountable, plural margarites)

  1. (mineralogy) A calcium-rich member of the mica group of phyllosilicates, forming white to pinkish or yellowish-gray masses or thin laminae.
  2. (obsolete) pearl

External links[edit]

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