celsian

noun

cel·​si·​an
ˈselsēˌan
plural -s
: a mineral BaAl2Si2O8 that consists of a barium feldspar and is isomorphous with orthoclase

Word History

Etymology

probably from Anders Celsius + English -an

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“Celsian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/celsian. Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

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