delhayelite

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

After Belgian geologist Fernard Delhaye (1880–1946), who worked in the type locality of Zaire, +‎ -lite.

Noun[edit]

delhayelite

  1. (mineralogy) An orthorhombic-dipyramidal mineral containing aluminum, calcium, chlorine, fluorine, hydrogen, oxygen, potassium, silicon, sodium, and sulfur.

Further reading[edit]

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