phlogopite


phlog·o·pite

noun \ˈflä-gə-ˌpīt\

Definition of PHLOGOPITE

:  a usually brown to red form of mica

Origin of PHLOGOPITE

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

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: phlogopitization
Previous Word in the Dictionary: phlogogenetic
All Words Near: phlogopite

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up phlogopite? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).