stishovite

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stishovite (usually uncountable, plural stishovites)

  1. (mineralogy) A fine-grained mineral, of SiO2, that is a polymorphic form of quartz formed under very high pressure.

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