from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In petrography, a variety of peridotite containing bronzite or enstatite, which has a glistening, silky to sub-metallic luster. Some rocks called schillerfels are bronzite-bearing gabbro. See schillerite.
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* (* Euphotide of Hauy, or schillerfels, of Raumer.)
Brongniart; tenacious jade, and compact tenacious feldspar of Hauy; some varieties of the variolithe of Werner.] [* Euphotide of Hauy, or schillerfels, of Raumer.] [* M. Brongniart, to whom I showed these plates on my return to Europe, very justly compared these jades of Parime to the sonorous stones employed by the Chinese in their musical instruments called king.]