paragonite

noun pa·rag·o·nite \pəˈragəˌnīt, ˈparəg-\

Definition of paragonite

plural

-s

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

paragonitic

adjective

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Origin and Etymology of paragonite

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


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