Usage examples for mica

  1. The guide, holding a stone in his hand, threw it upwards, when it struck the roof above our heads, and we found that the seeming stars were produced by pieces of mica imbedded in the roof on which the light from the lantern, being thrown in a peculiar way, was brightly reflected. – With Axe and Rifle by W.H.G. Kingston
  2. The peak itself was torn and shattered, so that it revealed great gleaming surfaces and pits, in which glittered mica or some other mineral. – Ayesha The Further History of She-Who-Must-Be-Obeyed by H. Rider Haggard
  3. India, Canada, and the United States are the important sheet mica producing countries, before the war accounting for 98 per cent of the world's total. – The Economic Aspect of Geology by C. K. Leith