kyanite

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ky·a·nite

 (kī′ə-nīt′) also cy·a·nite (sī′ə-)
n.
A bluish-green to colorless mineral, Al2SiO5, used as a refractory.

[Greek kuanos, dark blue enamel + -ite.]

kyanite

(ˈkaɪəˌnaɪt) or

cyanite

n
(Minerals) a grey, green, or blue mineral consisting of aluminium silicate in triclinic crystalline form. It occurs in metamorphic rocks and is used as a refractory. Formula AL2SiO5
kyanitic adj

ky•a•nite

(ˈkaɪ əˌnaɪt)

also cyanite



n.
a mineral, aluminum silicate, Al2SiO5, occurring in bluish bladed crystals or in masses, used as a refractory.
[1785–95; < Greek kýan(os) blue enamel (see cyano-1) + -ite1]
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Noun1.kyanite - a grey or greenish-blue mineral consisting of aluminum silicate in crystalline formkyanite - a grey or greenish-blue mineral consisting of aluminum silicate in crystalline form; occurs in metaphoric rock, used as a refractory
mineral - solid homogeneous inorganic substances occurring in nature having a definite chemical composition
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