1850, in the meaning defined above
German Phlogopit, from Greek phlogōpos fiery-looking, from phlog-, phlox + ōps face — more at eye
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“Phlogopite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/phlogopite. Accessed 12 Aug. 2022.
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