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(CS NA)2(AL2SI4)O12•H2O [1 record]

Record 1 2010-12-20

English

Subject field(s)
  • Mineralogy
Universal entry(ies)
(Cs,Na)2(Al2Si4)O12•H2O
formula, see observation
DEF

A colorless, transparent, zeolite mineral [occurring] massive or in cubes, and ... used as a gemstone.

CONT

The Tanco pegmatite ... contains the largest known concentration of pollucite.

OBS

Chemical formula: (Cs,Na)2(Al2Si4)O12•H2O

French

Domaine(s)
  • Minéralogie
Entrée(s) universelle(s)
(Cs,Na)2(Al2Si4)O12•H2O
formula, see observation
DEF

Minéral (tectosilicate de césium) du système cristallin cubique, incolore, du groupe des zéolites.

CONT

[...] la pegmatite de Tanco contient la plus vaste concentration connue de pollucite.

OBS

Étymologie : Allusion au fait que, dans l'Antiquité, Pollux, frère de Castor, accompagnait toujours celui-ci (la pollucite a été découverte à l'île d'Elbe avec la castorite (Castor), maintenant appelée pétalite).

OBS

Formule chimique : (Cs,Na)2(Al2Si4)O12•H2O

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Mineralogía
Entrada(s) universal(es)
(Cs,Na)2(Al2Si4)O12•H2O
formula, see observation
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