andesine

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

English[edit]

Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia

Etymology[edit]

From Andes +‎ -ine, after its type locality in the Andes of Colombia.

Noun[edit]

andesine (uncountable)

  1. (mineralogy) Sodium calcium aluminum silicate, (), a plagioclase feldspar, the third member of the albite-anorthite solid solution series. Found in fine-grained andesite lavas; crystals are rarely seen.

Translations[edit]

External links[edit]

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