Ax'i·nite noun [ Named in allusion to the form of the crystals, from Greek ... an ax.] (Min.) A borosilicate of alumina, iron, and lime, commonly found in glassy, brown crystals with acute edges.
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<chemical> A borosilicate of alumina, iron, and lime, commonly found in glassy, brown crystals with acute edges. ... Origin: Named in allusion to the form of the crystals, fr. Gr. An ax. ... Source: Websters Dictionary ... (01 Mar 1998) ...
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• (n.) A borosilicate of alumina, iron, and lime, commonly found in glassy, brown crystals with acute edges.
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borosilicate mineral that occurs most commonly in contact metamorphic rocks and also in mafic igneous rocks. Particularly beautiful crystals occur at ... [1 related articles]
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Axinite is a brown to violet-brown, or reddish-brown bladed group of minerals composed of calcium aluminium boro-silicate, (Ca,Fe,Mn)3Al2BO3Si4O12OH. Axinite is pyroelectric and piezoelectric. The axinite group includes: ==Gallery== File:Axinite-64246.jpg|Clove-brown axinite crystals to 2.3 cm set ...
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Axinite is a mineral, a silicate of alumina, lime, etc, with boracic acid, deriving its name from the form of the crystals, the edges of which bear some resemblance to the edge of an axe. Axinite occurs in cavities in granite and in the contact zones surrounding granite intrusions. It has the formul...
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