feldspathose

feldspathic

[feld-spath-ik, fel-, feld-spath-, fel-]
adjective Mineralogy.
of, pertaining to, or containing feldspar.
Also, felspathic, feldspathose, felspathose.


Origin:
1825–35; < German Feldspath (see feldspar) + -ic

nonfeldspathic, adjective
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feldspar or felspar (ˈfɛldˌspɑː, ˈfɛlˌspɑː)
 
n
any of a group of hard rock-forming minerals consisting of aluminium silicates of potassium, sodium, calcium, or barium: the principal constituents of igneous rocks. The group includes orthoclase, microcline, and the plagioclase minerals
 
[C18: from German feldspat(h), from feld field + spat(h) spar³]
 
felspar or felspar
 
n
 
[C18: from German feldspat(h), from feld field + spat(h) spar³]
 
feldspathic or felspar
 
adj
 
fel'spathic or felspar
 
adj
 
'feldspathose or felspar
 
adj
 
'felspathose or felspar
 
adj

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feldspathic   (fěld-spāth'ĭk, fěl-)  Pronunciation Key 
Relating to or containing feldspar.
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