afwillite

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Alpheus Fuller Williams (1874-1953) of the De Beers diamond company, and -ite.

Noun[edit]

afwillite (plural afwillites)

  1. (mineralogy) A calcium hydroxide nesosilicate mineral, occurring as glassy, colourless to white prismatic monoclinic crystals.

Further reading[edit]

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