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amphibole

Amphibole is a 9 letter word which starts with the letter A and ends with the letter E for which we found 1 definitions.

Definition
(n.) A common mineral embracing many varieties varying in color and in composition. It occurs in monoclinic crystals; also massive generally with fibrous or columnar structure. The color varies from white to gray green brown and black. It is a silicate of magnesium and calcium with usually aluminium and iron. Some common varieties are tremolite actinolite asbestus edenite hornblende (the last name being also used as a general term for the whole species). Amphibole is a constituent of many crystalline rocks as syenite diorite most varieties of trachyte etc. See Hornblende.

Syllable Information

The word amphibole is a 9 letter word that has 3 syllable 's . The syllable division for amphibole is: am-phi-bole



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