Definition of crocidolite
n. - A mineral occuring in silky fibers of a lavender blue color. It is related to hornblende and is essentially a silicate of iron and soda; -- called also blue asbestus. A silicified form, in which the fibers penetrating quartz are changed to oxide of iron, is the yellow brown tiger-eye of the jewelers. 2
The word "crocidolite" uses 11 letters: C C D E I I L O O R T.
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