Definition of Sillimanite. Meaning of Sillimanite. Synonyms of Sillimanite

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Definition of Sillimanite

Sillimanite
Sillimanite Sil"li*man*ite, n. [After Benjamin Siliman, an American meneralogist.] (Min.) Same as Fibrolite.
sillimanite
Fibrolite Fi"bro*lite (? or ?), n. [L. fibra a fiber + -lite: cf. F. fibrolithe.] (Min.) A silicate of alumina, of fibrous or columnar structure. It is like andalusite in composition; -- called also sillimanite, and bucholizite.

Meaning of Sillimanite from wikipedia

- Kyanite Andalusite Sillimanite Sillimanite is an aluminosilicate mineral with the chemical formula Al2SiO5. Sillimanite is named after the American chemist...
- sedimentary rock. It is the high pressure polymorph of andalusite and sillimanite, and the presence of kyanite in metamorphic rocks generally indicates...
- Kyanite Andalusite Sillimanite Aluminosilicate minerals (IMA symbol: Als) are minerals composed of aluminium, silicon, and oxygen, plus countercations...
- and sillimanite, being the lower pressure mid temperature polymorph. At higher temperatures and pressures, andalusite may convert to sillimanite. Thus...
- Meghalaya, Rajasthan and West Bengal. Granular sillimanite is available in beach sands of South India. Sillimanite refractory bricks are used in steel, gl****...
- Kyanite Andalusite Sillimanite Al2SiO5, (Al2O3┬ĚSiO2), which occurs naturally as the minerals andalusite, kyanite and sillimanite which have different...
- quartz, for example, small crystals of graphite, biotite, iron oxides, sillimanite or feldspar may appear in great numbers. Often the whole of the grains...
- North Col Formation and forms the base of Mount Everest. It consists of sillimanite-K-feldspar grade schist and gneiss intruded by numerous sills and ****s...
- kyanite is stable at high pressure but relatively low temperature and sillimanite is stable at high temperature. The zeolite facies is the metamorphic...
- Fibrolite may refer to: one variety of the mineral Sillimanite house cladding sheets made from asbestos cement, widely used in Australia and New Zealand...