lepidolite


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le·pid·o·lite

 (lĭ-pĭd′l-īt′)
n.
A lilac or pink to gray mineral of the mica group, K(Li,Al)3(Si,Al)4O10(F,OH)2, used as lithium ore and in ceramic production.

lepidolite

(lɪˈpɪdəˌlaɪt; ˈlɛpɪdəˌlaɪt)
n
(Minerals) a lilac, pink, or greyish mica consisting of a hydrous silicate of lithium, potassium, aluminium, and fluorine, containing rubidium as an impurity: a source of lithium and rubidium. Formula: K2Li3Al4Si7O21(OH,F)3
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Noun1.lepidolite - a mineral of the mica group; an important source of lithium
atomic number 3, Li, lithium - a soft silver-white univalent element of the alkali metal group; the lightest metal known; occurs in several minerals
atomic number 37, Rb, rubidium - a soft silvery metallic element of the alkali metal group; burns in air and reacts violently in water; occurs in carnallite and lepidolite and pollucite
isinglass, mica - any of various minerals consisting of hydrous silicates of aluminum or potassium etc. that crystallize in forms that allow perfect cleavage into very thin leaves; used as dielectrics because of their resistance to electricity
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lépidolite
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