\\ˈafwə̇ˌlīt\ noun (-s)
Etymology: Alpheus Fuller Williams b1874 American mining engineer + English -ite
: a mineral Ca3Si2O4(OH)6 consisting of a hydrous calcium silicate and occurring in colorless monoclinic crystals (sp. gr. 2.6)

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  • Afwillite — is a calcium hydroxide nesosilicate mineral with formula Ca3Si2O4(OH)6. It occurs as glassy, colorless to white prismatic monoclinic crystals. Its Mohs scale hardness is 4.5. It occurs as an alteration mineral in contact metamorphism of limestone …   Wikipedia

  • afwillite — afvilitas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Mineralas. formulė Ca₃[SiO₃OH]₂·2H₂O atitikmenys: angl. afwillite rus. афвиллит …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • afwillite — noun A calcium hydroxide nesosilicate mineral, occurring as glassy, colourless to white prismatic monoclinic crystals …   Wiktionary

  • afwillite — af·wil·lite …   English syllables

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  • List of minerals A-B (complete) — It is currently not possible to have a complete list of minerals . The International Mineralogical Association is the international group that recognises new minerals and new mineral names, however minerals discovered before 1959 did not go… …   Wikipedia

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  • List of minerals — This is a List of minerals for which there are Wikipedia articles. Mineral variety names and mineraloids are to be listed after the valid minerals for each letter.For a complete listing (about 4,000) of all mineral names: List of minerals… …   Wikipedia

  • Thaumasite — (white) with prehnite (green) from Fairfax Quarry, Virginia …   Wikipedia

  • Chalkomorphit — Ettringite Ettringite Catégorie VII : sulfates, sélénates tellurates, chromates, molybdates, tungstates Ettringite Mines de N Chwaning, Afrique du Sud (6.5x3.2 cm) …   Wikipédia en Français