xanthophyllite

xanthophyllite

[‚zan·thə′fi‚līt]
(mineralogy)
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2]Ca, dominantly trioctahedral clintonite and xanthophyllite, [[(Mg > Fe,Al).
Ambiguities in nomenclature have historically arisen in the classification of the trioctahedral brittle micas: seybertite, valuevite, brandisite, holmite, xanthophyllite and others have all been used in the past to denote separate mica species.