piedmontite

piedmontite
/ˈpidmɒntaɪt/ (say 'peedmontuyt), /-mən-/ (say -muhn-)

noun
a mineral silicate of calcium, aluminium, manganese, and hydrogen crystallising in the monoclinic system.
Also, manganepidote, manganese epidote.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • Piedmontite — Pied mont*ite, n. (Min.) A manganesian kind of epidote, from Piedmont. See {Epidote}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • piedmontite — /peed mon tuyt /, n. a mineral, similar to epidote but containing manganese: found in schists and manganese ores. [1850 55; < G; see PIEDMONT, ITE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • piedmontite — pied·mont·ite …   English syllables

  • piedmontite — ˈpēdˌmänt.ˌīt noun ( s) Etymology: modification of German piemontit, from Italian Piemonte Piedmont + German it ite : a reddish brown or black mineral allied to epidote and containing manganese …   Useful english dictionary

  • Piémontite — Catégorie IX : silicates[1] Pièmontite Gisement topotype St Marcel d Aoste, Italie …   Wikipédia en Français

  • cerium epidote — Epidote Ep i*dote, n. [Gr. ? to give besides; ? over + ? to give: cf. F. [ e]pidote. So named from the enlargement of the base of the primary, in some of the secondary forms.] (Min.) A mineral, commonly of a yellowish green (pistachio) color,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Epidote — Ep i*dote, n. [Gr. ? to give besides; ? over + ? to give: cf. F. [ e]pidote. So named from the enlargement of the base of the primary, in some of the secondary forms.] (Min.) A mineral, commonly of a yellowish green (pistachio) color, occurring… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lime epidote — Epidote Ep i*dote, n. [Gr. ? to give besides; ? over + ? to give: cf. F. [ e]pidote. So named from the enlargement of the base of the primary, in some of the secondary forms.] (Min.) A mineral, commonly of a yellowish green (pistachio) color,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • manganese epidote — Epidote Ep i*dote, n. [Gr. ? to give besides; ? over + ? to give: cf. F. [ e]pidote. So named from the enlargement of the base of the primary, in some of the secondary forms.] (Min.) A mineral, commonly of a yellowish green (pistachio) color,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • manganepidote — /mæŋgənˈɛpədoʊt/ (say mangguhn epuhdoht) noun → piedmontite …   Australian-English dictionary

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