Meaning of SANIDINE in English

ˈsanəˌdēn, -_də̇n noun

( -s )

Etymology: German sanidin, from Greek sanid-, sanis board + German -in -ine; from its tabular crystals

: a variety of orthoclase in often transparent crystals in eruptive rock (as trachyte) that is thought to form at higher temperatures than adularia — called also glassy feldspar

• san·i·din·ic | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷|dinik adjective

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