melilite

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ancient Greek μέλι (méli, honey) +‎ -lite.

Noun[edit]

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melilite (countable and uncountable, plural melilites)

  1. (mineralogy) any mineral consisting of a solid solution of gehlenite (Ca2Al2SiO7) and akermanite (Ca2MgSi2O7)

External links[edit]

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