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Named for the type locality at Adular, Switzerland.

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Adularia

Plural
Adularias

Adularia (plural Adularias)
  1. A variety of orthoclase feldspar found as colorless to white prismatic crystals in cavities in metamorphic rocks. Some specimens reflect a bluish sheen along crystal faces. This phenomenon is called adularescence, and adularia with this property is called moonstone. (See sanidine).
  • Chemical composition: Potassium aluminum silicate, $ KAlSi_3O_8 $
  • Physical properties:
    • Moh's Hardness: 6.0
    • Specific gravity: 2.6
    • Color: white, colorless
    • Luster: glassy
    • Fracture: conchoidal
    • Habit: prismatic.

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Adularia

  1. First-person singular (eu) conditional indicative of verb adular.
  2. Third-person singular (ele, ela, also used with tu and você?) conditional indicative of verb adular.

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