Definition of Baddeleyite

1. Noun. A mineral consisting of zirconium oxide.

Terms within: Atomic Number 40, Zirconium, Zr
Generic synonyms: Mineral

Definition of Baddeleyite

1. Noun. (minerology) A rare zirconium oxide mineral occurring in a variety of monoclinic prismatic crystal forms. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Baddeleyite

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bad to the bone
bad trip
bad trips
bad weather
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bada bing bada boom
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baddeleyite (current term)
bade fair

Literary usage of Baddeleyite

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1. Petrographic Methods: The Authorized English Translation of Part I by Ernst Weinschenk, Robert Watson Clark (1912)
"baddeleyite (7) Up to the present time baddeleyite is only known in basic granular soda rocks. The cross sections are usually elongated and show twinning ..."

2. Building a Network of Welcoming Services: Amerasian Resettlement by DIANE Publishing Company (1994)
"Figures are in metric tons, may not add to totals shown due to rounding, and include an insignificant amount of baddeleyite. ..."

3. Rock Minerals, Their Chemical and Physical Characters and Their by Joseph Paxson Iddings (1906)
"baddeleyite. Zr02. Zirconium dioxide with a small amount of iron oxides. Insoluble in acids. Monoclinic; a:b:c = 0.9S71:l:0.5114, /?=81° 14.5'. ..."

4. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"No lines for baddeleyite (ZrO2) were observed. ... El Goresy states that the presence of baddeleyite in impact glasses is indicative of a very high ..."

5. Zirconium and Its Compounds by Francis Preston Venable (1922)
"baddeleyite is the mineralogical name, and distinct fibrous ... Besides the occurrence of baddeleyite in Brazil it has been found in the United States, ..."

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