astrophyllite

noun
as·​tro·​phyl·​lite | \ ˌastrəˈfiˌlīt\
plural -s

Definition of astrophyllite

: a mineral (K, Na)2(Fe, Mn)TiSi4O14(OH)2 consisting of a basic silicate of potassium or sodium, iron or manganese, and titanium

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History and Etymology for astrophyllite

International Scientific Vocabulary astr- + Greek phyllon leaf + International Scientific Vocabulary ite; originally formed as German astrophyllit

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