paragonite

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n paragonite a colorless or pale brown mica with sodium
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Paragonite (Min) A kind of mica related to muscovite, but containing soda instead of potash. It is characteristic of the paragonite schist of the Alps.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n paragonite A kind of mica, analogous to muscovite in composition, but containing sodium in place of potassium: it is characteristic of the paragonite-schist of the Alps.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
From Gr. , p. pr. of to mislead