hyalophane

noun
hy·​al·​o·​phane | \ hīˈaləˌfān \
plural -s

Definition of hyalophane

: a mineral BaAl2Si2O8 consisting of a monoclinic feldspar isomorphous with and resembling adularia

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History and Etymology for hyalophane

German hyalophan, from hyal- + -phan -phane

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“Hyalophane.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hyalophane. Accessed 7 Mar. 2021.

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