felspathic

felspathic

[fel-spath-ik]
adjective
Also, felspathose.
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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

felspar (ˈfɛlˌspɑː)
 
n
a variant (esp Brit) of feldspar
 
felspathic
 
adj
 
'felspathose
 
adj

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