(comparative more staurolitic, superlative most staurolitic)
- (mineralogy) Of or relating to staurolite; resembling or containing staurolite.
Variant of staurolite
a dark-colored mineral, (Fe,Mg)AlSiO(OH), a silicate of iron and aluminum: the crystals are often found twinned in the form of a cross
Origin of stauroliteFrench ; from Classical Greek stauros, a cross, post ; from Indo-European an unverified form steu- from source Old Norse staurr, post (see store) + -lite, -lite