dmisteinbergite

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Dmitri Steinberg +‎ -ite

Noun[edit]

dmisteinbergite (uncountable)

  1. (mineralogy) A colourless mineral, a hexagonal polymorph of anorthite, with the chemical formula CaAl2Si2O8.
    • 2001, William Alexander Deer, ‎Robert Andrew Howie, ‎J. Zussman, Rock-forming Minerals: Feldspars (volume 4A, page 654)
      Chesnokov et al. also reported from the same locality dmisteinbergite, a natural hexagonal polymorph of anorthite.

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