Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A silicate of cerium and allied metals with aluminium, iron, and calcium. It is isomorphous with epidote.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (min.) A silicate containing a large amount of cerium. It is usually black in color, opaque, and is related to epidote in form and composition.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun mineralogy Any of a group of silicate minerals that are a source of rare earth metals.

Etymologies

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From Thomas Allan +‎ -ite.

Examples

  • -- This is an emerald-green variety of spodumene, found only in Alexander county, when it occurs sparsely in the soil and gneissoid rock, along with emerald, monazite, rutile, allanite, dolomite and quartz crystals of generally smoky color and rare modifications.

    North Carolina and its Resources.

  • A satin-finish clear coat has been used, which gives the vehicle's allanite grey magno colour a mysterious glint and also further brings out the Coupé's exquisite lines.

    Automotive Headlines

  • A satin-finish clear coat has been used, which gives the vehicle's allanite grey magno colour a mysterious glint and also further brings out the Coupé's exquisite lines.

    Automotive Headlines

  • A satin-finish clear coat has been used, which gives the vehicle's allanite grey magno colour a mysterious glint and also further brings out the Coupé's exquisite lines.

    Automotive Headlines

  • A satin-finish clear coat has been used, which gives the vehicle's allanite grey magno colour a mysterious glint and also further brings out the Coupé's exquisite lines.

    Automotive Headlines

  • A satin-finish clear coat has been used, which gives the vehicle's allanite grey magno colour a mysterious glint and also further brings out the Coupé's exquisite lines.

    Luxist

  • A satin-finish clear coat has been used, which gives the vehicle's allanite grey magno colour a mysterious glint and also further brings out the Coupé's exquisite lines.

    Luxist

  • A satin-finish clear coat has been used, which gives the vehicle's allanite grey magno colour a mysterious glint and also further brings out the Coupé's exquisite lines.

    Automotive Headlines

  • A satin-finish clear coat has been used, which gives the vehicle's allanite grey magno colour a mysterious glint and also further brings out the Coupé's exquisite lines.

    Luxist

  • A satin-finish clear coat has been used, which gives the vehicle's allanite grey magno colour a mysterious glint and also further brings out the Coupé's exquisite lines.

    Automotive Headlines

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