actinolitic

adjective

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Actinolitic — Ac tin*o*lit ic, a. (Min.) Of the nature of, or containing, actinolite. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • actinolitic — ac·tin·o·lit·ic …   English syllables

  • actinolite — actinolitic /ak tin l it ik, ak teuh nl /, adj. /ak tin l uyt , ak teuh nl /, n. Mineral. a variety of amphibole, occurring in greenish bladed crystals or in masses. [1825 35; ACTINO + LITE] * * * Colourless to green amphibole mineral, darkening… …   Universalium

  • metamorphic rock — Any of a class of rocks that result from the alteration of preexisting rocks in response to changing geological conditions, including variations in temperature, pressure, and mechanical stress. The preexisting rocks may be igneous, sedimentary,… …   Universalium

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