/saj"euh nuyt'/, n.
a variety of rutile occurring as needlelike crystals embedded in quartz. Cf. Venus hairstone.
[1795-1805; < F sagénite < Gk sagén(e) net (cf. SEINE) + F -ite -ITE1]

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  • Sagenite — Sag e*nite, n. [F. sag[ e]nite, fr. L. sagena a large net. See {Seine}.] (Min.) Acicular rutile occurring in reticulated forms imbedded in quartz. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • sagénite — (sa jé ni t ) s. f. Nom donné par Saussure à la variété réticulée du titane rutile, parce que les aiguilles déliées en sont croisées comme les fils d un réseau …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • sagenite — sag·e·nite …   English syllables

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  • Sagenitic — Sag e*nit ic, a. (Min.) Resembling sagenite; applied to quartz when containing acicular crystals of other minerals, most commonly rutile, also tourmaline, actinolite, and the like. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • rutile — /rooh teel, tuyl/, n. a common mineral, titanium dioxide, TiO2, usually reddish brown in color with a brilliant metallic or adamantine luster, occurring in crystals: used to coat welding rods. [1795 1805; < F < G Rutil < L rutilus RED1] * * *… …   Universalium

  • Venus hairstone — /hair stohn / a variety of rutilated quartz, used as a gemstone. Cf. sagenite. [1880 85; HAIR + STONE] * * * …   Universalium

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