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ELAEOLITE [1 record]

Record 1 2004-11-17


Subject field(s)
  • Mineralogy

... a translucent, massive or coarsely crystalline, and dark (grayish, bright-green, or brown to brownish-red) variety [of nepheline] having a greasy luster and sometimes used as an ornamental stone.


  • Minéralogie

[La néphéline] est hexagonale, mais les grands cristaux sont exceptionnels, sauf dans le cas de certaines roches spécialement grenues où l'on trouvera de grands cristaux allongés [...]. On leur donne alors le nom plus particulier d'éléolite.


Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Mineralogía

Variedad de nefelina compacta, de aspecto graso o resinoso; es un mineral del grupo de los feldespatoides.

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