xonotlite

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Tetela de Xonotla, Mexico, where it was found, and -ite.

Noun[edit]

xonotlite (uncountable)

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  1. (mineralogy) A mineral with the chemical formula Ca6Si6O17(OH)2, found in various colours.

Further reading[edit]

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