kvanefjeldite

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Kvanefjeld +‎ -ite. From Danish Kvanefjeld, a compound of kvan (garden angelica) +‎ -e- +‎ fjeld (mountain). Its namesake is the locality of the mineral.

Noun[edit]

kvanefjeldite

  1. (mineralogy) An orthorhombic-dipyramidal violet pink mineral containing calcium, hydrogen, manganese, oxygen, silicon, and sodium.

References[edit]

  • Kvanefjeldite” in David Barthelmy, Webmineral Mineralogy Database[1], 1997–.