hyalotekite

noun hy·a·lo·te·kite \ˌhīəlōˈtēˌkīt\

Definition of hyalotekite

plural

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  1. :  a mineral approximately (Pb,Ca,Ba)4BSi6O17(OH,F) consisting of a borosilicate and fluoride of lead, barium, and calcium found in crystalline masses

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Origin and Etymology of hyalotekite

Swedish hyalotekit, from hyal- + Greek tēkein to melt + Swedish -it -ite; from the fact that it fuses to a clear glass — more at thaw


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