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Definition of Adularia
Adularia Ad`u*la"ri*a, n. [From Adula, a mountain peak in
Switzerland, where fine specimens are found.] (Min.)
A transparent or translucent variety of common feldspar, or
orthoclase, which often shows pearly opalescent reflections;
-- called by lapidaries moonstone.
Meaning of Adularia from wikipedia
- Drachenfels, Germany. The lower-temperature polymorph
of KAlSi3O8 is microcline. Adularia
is a low temperature
form of either microcline
- or blue lusters
are produced. This effect
is most typically produced
, from which
the name derives. Adularescence appears
in numerous other
- stone. The most common moonstone
is of the orthoclase feldspar mineral adularia
for an early mining
site near Mt. Adular
in Switzerland, now the...
- Sanidine, the high-temperature form of pot****ium feldspar
(K,Na)(Si,Al) 4O 8 Adularia
, a more ordered
- Anorthoclase Amazonite Bytownite Celsian Labradorite Microcline Moonstone Adularia
(var.) Orthoclase Sanidine Sunstone Fluorapatite
and commonly occurs
with epidote, sericite, adularia
is also a common metamorphic
- of long prismatic habit
schist, with asbestos, adularia
, calcite, and apatite; the Ala valley
in Piedmont; Arendal...
and minor clinochlore
- and dauphinite, from the well-known French
locality. List of minerals Adularia Delustrant
"Anatase" (PDF). Handbook
– via geo.arizona.edu...
- at Dalnegorsk, Russia Chloritized bladed crystals
of Axinite forming
from the Swiss
on Calcite, 4.5 × 3.5 × 3 cm. Wessels
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