Definition of Disthene. Meaning of Disthene. Synonyms of Disthene

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Definition of Disthene

Disthene
Disthene Dis"thene, n. [Gr. di- = di`s- twice + ? force: cf. F. disth[`e]ne.] (Min.) Cyanite or kyanite; -- so called in allusion to its unequal hardness in two different directions. See Cyanite.

Meaning of Disthene from wikipedia

- such as muscovite, pyrophyllite, or kaolinite. Kyanite is also known as disthene, rhaeticite and cyanite. Kyanite is a member of the aluminosilicate series...
- is possible to find well-rounded grains of green Hornblende, Apatite, Disthene, Epidote, and finally on one study one Pyroxene grain was found. The presence...
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