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anthophyllite

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n anthophyllite a dark brown mineral of the amphibole group; magnesium iron silicate
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Anthophyllite A mineral of the hornblende group, of a yellowish gray or clove brown color.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n anthophyllite A mineral, allied to amphibole or hornblende, occurring in radiating columnar aggregates. It is orthorhombic in crystallization.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
NL. anthophyllum, clove

Usage

In literature:

In Georgia the asbestos, which is anthophyllite, occurs in lenticular masses in peridotite associated with gneiss.
"The Economic Aspect of Geology" by C. K. Leith
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