phlogopite

noun phlog·o·pite \ ˈflä-gə-ˌpīt \

Definition of phlogopite

: a usually brown to red form of mica

Origin and Etymology of phlogopite

German Phlogopit, from Greek phlogōpos fiery-looking, from phlog-, phlox + ōps face — more at eye


Learn More about phlogopite


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up phlogopite? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!