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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Any of various minerals consisting of hydrous silicates of aluminum or potassium etc. that crystallize in forms that allow perfect cleavage into very thin leaves.

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  • Micas provide shimmer because a mica is a flat platelet that reflects and refracts light, similar to a diamond in the sun.
  • Those interested in the electrical industry will know that mica is playing a large part as an insulator.
  • Dragonlady~ The heavy metal gold mica is a brand new product that we are actually testing right now (we love it too)!
  • The name mica was probably created from the Latin word micare meaning to shine in reference to the shiny luster of the micas. for more
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