Definition for AN-THOPH'YL-LITE

AN-THOPH'YL-LITE, n. [Gr. ανθος, a flower, and φυλλον, a leaf.]

A mineral in masses composed of interlaced plates, or crystalized in reed-shaped crystals, which appear to be four-sided prisms longitudinally streaked. The color is between dark yellowish gray and olive brown; the luster shining and pearly. – Dict. of Nat. Hist. Cleaveland.

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