[glaw-kuh-nahyt] /ˈglɔ kəˌnaɪt/

a greenish micaceous mineral consisting essentially of a hydrous silicate of potassium, aluminum, and iron and occurring in greensand, clays, etc.
a green mineral consisting of the hydrated silicate of iron, potassium, aluminium, and magnesium: found in greensand and other similar rocks. Formula: (K,Na,Ca)0.5-1(Fe,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2.nH2O


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