adjective see biotite

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  • biotitic — See biotite. * * * …   Universalium

  • biotitic — bi·o·tit·ic …   English syllables

  • biotitic — adjective relating to or involving biotite • Pertains to noun: ↑biotite • Derivationally related forms: ↑biotite * * * adjective see biotite …   Useful english dictionary

  • biotite — biotitic /buy euh tit ik/, adj. /buy euh tuyt /, n. a very common mineral of the mica group, occurring in black, dark brown, or dark green sheets and flakes: an important constituent of igneous and metamorphic rocks. [1860 65; named after J. B.… …   Universalium

  • biotite — noun Etymology: German Biotit, from Jean B. Biot died 1862 French mathematician Date: 1862 a generally black or dark green form of mica that is a constituent of crystalline rocks and consists of a silicate of iron, magnesium, potassium, and… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • glauconite — glauconitic /glaw keuh nit ik/, adj. /glaw keuh nuyt /, n. a greenish micaceous mineral consisting essentially of a hydrous silicate of potassium, aluminum, and iron and occurring in greensand, clays, etc. [1830 40; < Gk glaukón, neut. of glaukós …   Universalium

  • biotite — /ˈbaɪətaɪt / (say buyuhtuyt) noun a very common mineral of the mica group, occurring in dark brown or green or black sheets and scales, an important constituent of igneous rocks. {named after JB Biot, 1774–1862, French physicist. See ite1}… …  

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