Definition of Phenacite. Meaning of Phenacite. Synonyms of Phenacite

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Definition of Phenacite

Phenacite
Phenacite Phen"a*cite, n. [Gr. ?, ?, impostor, deceiver.] (Min.) A glassy colorless mineral occurring in rhombohedral crystals, sometimes used as a gem. It is a silicate of glucina, and receives its name from its deceptive similarity to quartz.

Meaning of Phenacite from wikipedia

- Phenakite or phenacite is a fairly rare nesosilicate mineral consisting of beryllium orthosilicate, Be2SiO4. Occasionally used as a gemstone, phenakite...
- 2SiO 4 (M = Be, Mg, Mn, Fe, Zn) and ZrSiO4 are neso-silicates. Be2SiO4 (phenacite) is unusual as both BeII and SiIV occupy tetrahedral four-coordinated...
- yellow / pale yellow Orthoclase (weak): different shades of pale yellow Phenacite (medium): colorless / yellow-orange Spodumene (medium): different shades...
- pesticide Petalite Peter D. Mitc**** Peter Debye pH phases of matter Phenacite phenol phenyl Phlogopite Phosphorite Phosphorus Phosphoric acid Phthalates...
- Lithium tetrafluoroberyllate takes on the same crystal form as the mineral phenacite. As a liquid it is proposed for the molten salt reactor, in which it is...
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