leucophane

Leucophane

Leu"co*phane\ (l[=u]"k[-o]*f[=a]n), n. [Gr. leykofanh`s appearing bright or white; leyko`s white + fai`nein to show: cf. G. leukophan.] (Min.) A mineral of a greenish yellow color; it is a silicate of glucina, lime, and soda with fluorine. Called also leucophanite.
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