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phlogopite

noun phlog·o·pite \ˈflä-gə-ˌpīt\

Definition of PHLOGOPITE

:  a usually brown to red form of mica
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Origin of PHLOGOPITE

German Phlogopit, from Greek phlogōpos fiery-looking, from phlog-, phlox + ōps face — more at eye
First Known Use: 1850

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