chiolite


chiolite
\\ˈkīəˌlīt\ noun (-s)
Etymology: German chiolith, from chion- + -lith -lite
: a mineral Na5Al3F14 resembling cryolite in color and composition

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chiolite Min.
(ˈkaɪəlaɪt)
[Named 1846; f. Gr. χιών snow + -lite: the etymological formation would be chionolite.]
A fluoride of aluminium and sodium occurring in the Ilmen mountains.
Dana Min. (1880) 128.

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