Definition of Phengite

1. a transparent stone [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Phengite

pheneticillin
pheneticist
pheneticists
phenetics
phenetidine
phenetidine N-acetyltransferase
phenetol
phenetole
phenetoles
phenetols
phenetsal
pheneturide
phenformin
phenformin hydrochloride
phengite (current term)
phengites
phenglutarimide
phenglutarimide hydrochloride
phengodid
phengodids
phengophobia
phenic
phenicarbazide
phenicine
phenicopter
phenindamine
phenindamine tartrate
phenindione
pheniprazine

Literary usage of Phengite

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1. History and Uses of Limestones and Marbles by Sarah Maria Burnham (1883)
"Marmor phengite: Bianco e Giallo. — Pliny says that the phengite was found in ... The ancient phengite received so high a polish, says the chronicler ..."

2. History and Uses of Limestones and Marbles by Sarah Maria Burnham (1883)
"Marmor phengite: Bianco e Giallo. — Pliny says that the phengite was found in ... The ancient phengite received so high a polish, says the chronicler ..."

3. A Text-book of Mineralogy: With an Extended Treatise on Crystallography and by Edward Salisbury Dana, William Ebenezer Ford (1922)
"Some kinds give a larger amount of silica (47 to 49 pc) than corresponds to a normal orthosilicate, and they have been called phengite. As shown by Clarke, ..."

4. Civil Engineer and Architect's Journal (1839)
"From a passage in Suetonius in the life of Nero, we are led to believe that phengite was placed on the walls and used as a kind of looking glass. ..."

5. Text-book of Descriptive Mineralogy by Hilary Bauerman (1884)
"Muscovite proper consists mainly of the first combination : in phengite both are present in the ratio of 3 : 1. Fuchsite contains chromium, partly replacing ..."

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