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 Dictionary entry overview: What does zinnwaldite mean? 

  The noun ZINNWALDITE has 1 sense:

1. a mica containing iron and lithium

  Familiarity information: ZINNWALDITE used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


Sense 1zinnwaldite [BACK TO TOP]


A mica containing iron and lithium

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Nouns denoting substances

Hypernyms ("zinnwaldite" is a kind of...):

isinglass; mica (any of various minerals consisting of hydrous silicates of aluminum or potassium etc. that crystallize in forms that allow perfect cleavage into very thin leaves; used as dielectrics because of their resistance to electricity)

Meronyms (substance of "zinnwaldite"):

atomic number 3; Li; lithium (a soft silver-white univalent element of the alkali metal group; the lightest metal known; occurs in several minerals)

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