/peuh rof"skuyt, -rov"-/, n. Mineral.
a naturally occurring titanate of calcium, CaTiO3, found as yellow, brown, or black cubic crystals, usually in metamorphic rocks.
[1835-45; < G Perowskit, named after Count Lev Alekseevich Perovskii (1792-1856), Russian statesman; see -ITE1]

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      calcium titanate mineral (CaTiO3) found as brilliant black cubes in many mafic igneous rocks, in their associated pegmatites, and in metamorphic contact zones. It also occurs in chlorite or talc schists. For detailed physical properties, see oxide mineral (table).

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