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staurolite (ˈstɔːrəˌlaɪt Pronunciation for staurolite

Definitions

noun

  1. a brown glassy mineral consisting of iron aluminium silicate in the form of prismatic crystals: used as a gemstone. Formula: Fe2Al9Si4O11(OH)2

Derived Forms

staurolitic (ˌstɔːrəˈlɪtɪk Pronunciation for staurolitic  adjective

Word Origin

C19: from Greek stauros a cross + -lite

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