cyanite


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cy·a·nite

 (sī′ə-nīt′)
n.
Variant of kyanite.

cyanite

(ˈsaɪəˌnaɪt)
n
(Minerals) a variant spelling of kyanite
cyanitic 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.cyanite - a grey or greenish-blue mineral consisting of aluminum silicate in crystalline formcyanite - 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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Ceir fod y Sineaiaid yn ceisio cael potash o ffeldspar oherwydd y maent yn brin o botash ar gyfer gwrtaith i fwydo planhigion ac y mae cyanite yn cael ei brosesu yn bresennol yn America i wrteithio.
The Chogart mine is located 10 km northeast of Bafq and mineralogically speaking, the reserves being exploited consist of metasomatites, amphibolite, cyanite and quartzite.