barylite

noun bar·y·lite \ˈbarəˌlīt\

Definition of barylite

plural

-s

  1. :  a mineral BaBe2Si2O7 consisting of rare silicate of barium and beryllium occurring in colorless prismatic crystals (hardness 7, specific gravity 4.03)

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Origin and Etymology of barylite

International Scientific Vocabulary bary- + -lite; originally formed as German barylit


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