What Is the Definition of Dipyre?


The term dipyre refers to a mineral of the scapolite group that is so called, because of the double effect of fire on it when fusing it. This renders it phosphorescent. This term can also be defined as a mineral occurring in square prisms, either single or adhering to one another in fascicular groups.
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