hyalophane

/haɪˈæləfeɪn/ (say huy'aluhfayn)

noun
a rare form of felspar containing some barium; occurs in colourless crystals in dolomite.
{hyalo- + -phane}

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • Hyalophane — Hy*al o*phane, n. [Gr. y alos glass + ? to appear.] (Min.) A species of the feldspar group containing barium. See {Feldspar}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hyalophane — ● hyalophane nom féminin Variété barytifère de feldspath, proche de l orthose …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Hyalophane — Infobox mineral name = Hyalophane category = Tectosilicate boxwidth = boxbgcolor = imagesize = caption = formula = (K,Ba) [Al(Si,Al)Si2O8] molweight = 302.06 gm color = colorless, yellow, white, red habit = crystalline fine occurs as well formed… …   Wikipedia

  • hyalophane — hialofanas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Mineralas. formulė (K,Ba)[Al(Al,Si)Si₂O₈] atitikmenys: angl. hyalophane rus. гиалофан …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • hyalophane — /huy al euh fayn , huy euh leuh /, n. Mineral. a variety of orthoclase in which some of the potassium is replaced by barium. [1850 55; HYALO + PHANE] * * * ▪ mineral       a barium rich variety of potassium feldspar; see celsian. * * * …   Universalium

  • hyalophane — noun A monoclinic crystalline mineral, a barium rich potassium feldspar. Syn: jaloallofane …   Wiktionary

  • hyalophane — hy·al·o·phane …   English syllables

  • hyalophane — hīˈaləˌfān noun ( s) Etymology: German hyalophan, from hyal + phan phane : a mineral BaAl2Si2O8 consisting of a monoclinic feldspar isomorphous with and resembling adularia * * * /huy al euh fayn , huy euh leuh /, n. Mineral. a variety of… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hyalophan — Hyalophankristall auf Muttergestein aus Busovaca, Bosnien Chemische Formel (K,Ba)(Al,Si)4O8[1] Mineralklasse Silicate und Ger …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • List of minerals F-J (complete) — It is currently not possible to have a complete list of minerals . The International Mineralogical Association is the international group that recognises new minerals and new mineral names, however minerals discovered before 1959 did not go… …   Wikipedia

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