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Princeton's WordNet

  1. paragonitenoun

    a colorless or pale brown mica with sodium

Wiktionary

  1. paragonitenoun

    A mineral related to muscovite.

Wikipedia

  1. Paragonite

    Paragonite is a mineral, related to muscovite. Its empirical formula is NaAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2. A wide solvus separates muscovite from paragonite, such that there is little solid solution along the vector Na+K+ and apparent micas of intermediate composition is most commonly a microscopic (or even sub-microscopic) intergrowth of two distinct micas, one rich in K, and the other in Na. Paragonite is a common mineral in rocks metamorphosed under blueschist facies conditions along with other sodic minerals such as albite, jadeite and glaucophane. During the transition from blueschist to greenschist facies, paragonite and glaucophane are transformed into chlorite and albite. Jadeite bearing pyroxene minerals have suggested Clinozoisite and paragonite are associated and derived from lawsonite releasing Quartz and water via the following reaction: 4 CaAl 2 Si 2 O 8 ( H 2 O ) 2 + NaAlSi 2 O 6 ↽ − − ⇀ 2 Ca 2 Al 3 Si 3 O 12 ( OH ) + NaAl 3 Si 3 O 10 ( OH ) 2 + SiO 2 + 6 H 2 O {\displaystyle {\ce {4CaAl2Si2O8(H2O)2 + NaAlSi2O6 <=> 2Ca2Al3Si3O12(OH) + NaAl3Si3O10(OH)2 + SiO2 + 6H2O}}} It was first described in 1843 for an occurrence at Mt. Campione, Tessin, Switzerland. The name derives from the Greek, paragon, for misleading, due to its similar appearance to talc.

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  1. paragonite

    Paragonite is a mineral, a member of the mica group, that is a phyllosilicate of aluminum and sodium. It is usually colorless or has a white to yellow tint and has a layered, plate-like structure. It is often found in metamorphic rocks and is named after the Greek word "paragon", meaning "misleading", due to its similarity to talc.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Paragonitenoun

    a kind of mica related to muscovite, but containing soda instead of potash. It is characteristic of the paragonite schist of the Alps

  2. Etymology: [From Gr. , p. pr. of to mislead.]

Wikidata

  1. Paragonite

    Paragonite, also known as Natron-Glimmer, is a mineral, related to muscovite. Its empirical formula is NaAl2[(OH)2|AlSi3O10]. A wide solvus separates muscovite from paragonite, such that there is little solid solution along the vector Na+K+ and apparent micas of intermediate composition is most commonly a microscopic intergrowth of two distinct micas, one rich in K, and the other in Na. Paragonite is a common mineral in rocks metamorphosed under blueschist facies conditions along with other sodic minerals such as albite, jadeite and glaucophane. During the transition from blueschist to greenschist facies, paragonite and glaucophane are transformed into chlorite and albite. It was first described in 1843 for an occurrence at Mt. Campione, Tessin, Switzerland. The name derives from the Greek, paragon, for misleading, due to its similar appearance to talc.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of paragonite in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of paragonite in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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