actinolite

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English[edit]

Actinolite

Etymology[edit]

actino- +‎ -lite

Noun[edit]

actinolite (countable and uncountable, plural actinolites)

  1. (mineralogy) A mineral with monoclinic crystals of the chemical formula Ca2(Mg,Fe)5Si8O22(OH)2, belonging to the amphibole group.

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Further reading[edit]

  • Actinolite” in David Barthelmy, Webmineral Mineralogy Database[1], 1997–.
  • actinolite mindat.org[2], Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, accessed 29 August 2016

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

actinolite f (plural actinolites)

  1. Alternative form of actinolita