Definition of Castorite. Meaning of Castorite. Synonyms of Castorite

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Definition of Castorite

Castorite
Castor Cas"tor, Castorite Cas"tor*ite, n. [The minerals castor and pollux were so named because found together on the island of Elba. See Castor and Pollux.] (Min.) A variety of the mineral called petalite, from Elba.

Meaning of Castorite from wikipedia

- Petalite, also known as castorite, is a lithium aluminium phyllosilicate mineral LiAlSi4O10, crystallizing in the monoclinic system. Petalite occurs as...
- Painite Papagoite Pargasite Pectolite Larimar Peridot Periclase Petalite (castorite) Pezzottaite Phenakite Phlogopite Phosgenite Phosphophyllite Phosphosiderite...
- that it is often found ****ociated with petalite (previously known as castorite). The high caesium content was missed by the first analysis by Karl Friedrich...
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