sanidine

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek [Term?] (a board).

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sanidine (countable and uncountable, plural sanidines)

  1. (mineralogy) A variety of orthoclase feldspar found as tabular crystals embedded in volcanic rocks. Some forms (called moonstone) exhibit adularescence.

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