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(MG FE)(SIO3) [1 record]

Record 1 2011-01-26

English

Subject field(s)
  • Mineralogy
Universal entry(ies)
(Mg,Fe)(SiO3)
formula, see observation
DEF

A brown or green variety of enstatite containing iron and often having a bronzelike or pearly metallic luster.

OBS

Chemical formula: (Mg,Fe)(SiO3)

French

Domaine(s)
  • Minéralogie
Entrée(s) universelle(s)
(Mg,Fe)(SiO3)
formula, see observation
DEF

[Minéral] translucide, jaunâtre, brunâtre ou vert olive avec un éclat submétallique particulier rappelant celui du bronze [et se présentant] surtout en masses fibreuses ou lamellaires et plus rarement en cristaux de faciès semblable à celui de l'enstatite.

OBS

Étymologie : Par allusion à l'éclat bronzé fréquent.

OBS

Formule chimique : (Mg,Fe)(SiO3)

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Mineralogía
Entrada(s) universal(es)
(Mg,Fe)(SiO3)
formula, see observation
DEF

Silicato de hierro y magnesio que adopta la forma de masas fibrosas.

OBS

Fórmula química: (Mg,Fe)(SiO3)

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