noun kali·oph·i·lite \ˌkalēˈäfəˌlīt, ˌkāl-\

Definition of kaliophilite



  1. :  a colorless mineral KAlSiO4 of volcanic origin consisting of potassium aluminum silicate that occurs in acicular crystals or fine threads (hardness 6, specific gravity 2.5–2.6)

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Origin and Etymology of kaliophilite

German kaliophilit, from kalio- (from New Latin kalium) + -phil -phile + -it -ite

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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