Meaning of BIOTITE in English

transcription, транскрипция: [ ˈbī-ə-ˌtīt ]


Etymology: German Biotit, from Jean B. Biot died 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 ˌbī-ə-ˈti-tik adjective

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