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Pronunciation of Oligoclase: Learn how to pronounce Oligoclase in English correctly

Learn how to say Oligoclase correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.

Oxford dictionary definition of the word oligoclase:

noun
[mass noun]
a feldspar mineral common in siliceous igneous rocks, consisting of a sodium-rich plagioclase (with more calcium than albite).
Origin:

mid 19th century: from oligo- ‘relatively little’ + Greek klasis ‘breaking’ (because thought to have a less perfect cleavage than albite)