variants or less commonly leucophane
plural -s
: a mineral (Na, Ca)2BeSi2(O, F, OH)7 consisting of a beryllium sodium calcium silicate with fluorine occurring in glassy greenish tabular crystals

Word History


leucophanite from leucophane (from Swedish leukophan, from leuk- leuc- + -phan -phane) + -ite

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“Leucophanite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/leucophanite. Accessed 31 May. 2023.

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