vitreous lustre


vitreous lustre
стеклянный блеск

English-Russian dictionary of geology. 2011.

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  • lustre — /lus teuhr/, n., v.t., v.i., lustred, lustring. Chiefly Brit. luster. * * * In mineralogy, the appearance of a mineral surface in terms of its light reflecting qualities. Lustre depends on a mineral s refractivity (see refraction), transparency,… …   Universalium

  • Lustre — Luster Lus ter, Lustre Lus tre, n. [F. lustre; cf. It. lustro; both fr. L. lustrare to purify, go about (like the priests at the lustral sacrifice), traverse, survey, illuminate, fr. lustrum a purificatory sacrifice; perh. akin to E. loose. But… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • silica mineral — Any of the forms of silicon dioxide (SiO2), including quartz, tridymite, cristobalite, coesite, stishovite, melanophlogite, lechatelierite, and chalcedony. Various kinds of silica minerals have been produced synthetically. * * * Introduction… …   Universalium

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  • pitchstone — /pich stohn /, n. a glassy volcanic rock having a resinous luster and resembling hardened pitch. [1775 85; trans. of G Pechstein. See PITCH2, STONE] * * * ▪ natural glass       a volcanic glass with a conchoidal fracture (like glass), a resinous… …   Universalium

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  • Howlite — Infobox mineral name = Howlite category = boxwidth = boxbgcolor = caption = formula = Ca2B5SiO9(OH)5 molweight = color = white/gray/black habit = nodules system = monoclinic twinning = cleavage = absent fracture = conchoidal, uneven mohs = 3.5… …   Wikipedia


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