ankerite

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Ankerite
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Etymology[edit]

After the Austrian mineralogist Matthias Joseph Anker (1771-1843) in 1825 +‎ -ite.[1]

Noun[edit]

ankerite (plural ankerites)

  1. (mineralogy) Any of a group of mixed carbonate minerals, principally of calcium with iron, magnesium and manganese.
    • 1855 John William Dawson - Acadian geology
      In this second excavation the red ore is more largely mixed with the micaceous specular variety, and also includes large rounded blocks of ankerite and angular fragments of rock.

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Further reading[edit]

  • Ankerite” in David Barthelmy, Webmineral Mineralogy Database[1], 1997–.
  • ankerite mindat.org[2], Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, accessed 29 August 2016
  1. ^ Richard V. Gaines, H. Catherine W. Skinner, Eugene E. Foord, Brian Mason, and Abraham Rosenzweig: Dana's new mineralogy, John Wiley & Sons, 1997

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