Lepidolite meaning

lĭ-pĭd'l-īt'
A lilac or pink to gray mineral of the mica group, K(Li,Al)3 (Si,Al)4 O10 (F,OH)2 , used as lithium ore and in ceramic production.
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Mica that contains lithium, commonly occurring in scaly masses of rose, lilac, or gray color.
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(mineralogy) A pale lilac mica mineral that is a mixed basic fluoride and aluminosilicate of potassium, lithium and aluminium.
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Origin of lepidolite

  • lepido– –lite
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition