astrophyllite

noun as·tro·phyl·lite \ ˌastrəˈfiˌlīt \

Definition of astrophyllite

plural -s
: 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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Origin and Etymology of astrophyllite

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


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