pa·​rag·​o·​nite | \ pəˈragəˌnīt, ˈparəg-\
plural -s

Definition of paragonite

: a mica NaAl3Si3O10(OH)2 corresponding to muscovite but with sodium instead of potassium

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Other Words from paragonite

paragonitic \ ⸗¦⸗⸗¦nitik , ¦⸗⸗⸗-​ \ adjective

History and Etymology for paragonite

German paragonit, from Greek paragōn (present participle of paragein to lead past, mislead) + German -it -ite

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