Meaning of BIOTITE in English


Pronunciation: ' b ī - ə - ˌ t ī t

Function: noun

Etymology: German Biotit, from Jean B. Biot † 1862 French mathematician

Date: 1862

: a generally black or dark green form of mica that is a constituent of crystalline rocks and consists of a silicate of iron, magnesium, potassium, and aluminum

– bi · o · tit · ic \ ˌ b ī - ə - ' ti-tik \ adjective

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