babingtonite

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Named for Dr. Babbington

Noun[edit]

babingtonite

  1. A mineral occurring in triclinic crystals approaching pyroxene in angle, and of a greenish black color. It is a silicate of iron, manganese, and lime.


Further reading[edit]

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