karpholite

Karpholite

Kar"pho*lite\, n. [Gr. ? rice straw + -lite: cf. F. carpholithe.] (Min.) A fibrous mineral occurring in tufts of a straw-yellow color. It is a hydrous silicate of alumina and manganese.
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