Definition of milarite in English:

milarite

noun

Mineralogy
  • A hexagonal silicate, K₂Ca₄Al₂Be₄Si₂₄O₆₀·H₂O, that occurs especially in pegmatites as colourless to pale green prismatic crystals and fibrous aggregates.

Origin

1930s; earliest use found in American Mineralogist. From German Milarit from the name of Val Milar, a valley in the Swiss Alps + -it.

Pronunciation

milarite

/mɪˈlɑːrʌɪt/