sapphirine

  • 1 Sapphirine — Indigo blue sapphirine crystal from Ft. Dauphin, Madagascar (size: 2.1 x 1.9 x 1.4 cm) General Category Silicate mineral …

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  • 2 Sapphirine — Sap phir*ine, n. Resembling sapphire; made of sapphire; having the color, or any quality of sapphire. Sapphirine degree of hardness. Boyle. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 SAPPHIRINE — insul. in Arabico sinu, e qua sapphirus gemma, Steph. licet corrupte legatur Samphirine. Nic. Lloydius …

    Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • 4 sapphirine — [saf′ər in, saf′ə rīn΄] adj. of or like sapphire n. a rare, blue or green, very hard, monoclinic mineral, (Mg,Al) 8 (Al,Si) 6O20, found in some metamorphic rocks …

    English World dictionary

  • 5 sapphirine — adjective Date: 15th century 1. made of sapphire 2. resembling sapphire especially in color …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 6 sapphirine — adj. [Gr. sappheiros, sapphire] Sapphire blue …

    Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • 7 sapphirine — /saf euhr in, euh reen , euh ruyn /, adj. 1. consisting of sapphire; like sapphire, esp. in color. n. 2. a pale blue or greenish, usually granular mineral, a silicate of magnesium and aluminum. 3. a blue variety of spinel. [1375 1425; late ME… …

    Universalium

  • 8 sapphirine — 1. noun A rare silicate of magnesium and aluminium (with iron as a major impurity), named for its sapphirelike colour. 2. adjective Of, pertain …

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  • 9 sapphirine — sap·phir·ine …

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  • 10 sapphirine — sap•phir•ine [[t]ˈsæf ər ɪn, əˌrin, əˌraɪn[/t]] adj. 1) mir consisting of sapphire 2) deep blue • Etymology: 1375–1425; late ME saphyryn (< OF) « Gk sappheírinos like lapis lazuli (see sapphire, ine I) …

    From formal English to slang

  • 11 sapphirine — /ˈsæfəraɪn/ (say safuhruyn), / rən/ (say ruhn) adjective 1. consisting of sapphire; like sapphire, especially in colour. –noun 2. a pale blue or greenish, usually granular mineral, a silicate of magnesium and aluminium. 3. a blue variety of… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 12 sapphirine — I noun a rare light blue or green mineral; consists of aluminum and magnesium silicate and occurs as small grains in some metamorphic rocks • Hypernyms: ↑mineral II adjective made of or resembling sapphire • Pertains to noun: ↑sapphire …

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  • 13 sapphirine gurnard — gelsvasis jūrgaidis statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Trigla lucerna angl. yellow gurnard; lantern gurnard; latchet; sapphirine gurnard; tub gurnard; tubbot; tubfish rus. жёлтая тригла; жёлтый морской… …

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  • 14 sapphirine gurnard — noun : a European gurnard (Trigla hirundo) having the pectoral fins much blotched with a rich blue …

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  • 15 Ultra-high-temperature metamorphism — (UHT) represents extreme crustal metamorphism with metamorphic temperatures exceeding 900 °C (Harley, 1998 Geol. Soc. Lond; Brown, 2007 Int. Geol. Rev.; Kelsey, 2008 Gondwana Res.; Santosh and Omori, 2008a Gondwana Res.). Granulite facies rocks… …

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  • 16 Saphirin — Sapphirin Chemische Formel (Mg,Al)8(Al,Si)6O20 Mineralklasse Inosilikate VIII/F.15 10 (nach Strunz) 69.2.1b.1 (nach Dana) …

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  • 17 Sapphirin — Chemische Formel (Mg,Al)8(Al,Si)6O20 Mineralklasse Inosilikate VIII/F.15 10 (nach Strunz) 69.02.01b.01 (nach Dana) …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 18 Granulite — Granulites are fine to medium–grained metamorphic rocks that have experienced high temperatures of metamorphism, composed mainly of feldspars sometimes associated with quartz and anhydrous ferromagnesian minerals, with granoblastic texture and… …

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  • 19 List of minerals S-T (complete) — It is currently not possible to have a complete list of minerals . The International Mineralogical Association is the international group that recognises new minerals and new mineral names, however minerals discovered before 1959 did not go… …

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  • 20 blue — I. a. 1. Azure, cerulean, sapphirine, amethystine, sky colored. 2. Livid, ghastly, pallid. 3. (Colloq.) Melancholy, dejected, dispirited, depressed, sad, glum, gloomy, mopish, downcast, desponding, downhearted, hypochondriac, hipped, chapfallen,… …

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