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(MN FE MG CA)SIO3 [1 record]

Record 1 2010-09-22

English

Subject field(s)
  • Mineralogy
Universal entry(ies)
(Mn,Fe,Mg,Ca)SiO3
formula, see observation
MnSiO3
formula, see observation
Mn(SiO3)
formula, see observation
DEF

A pale-red, rose-red, or flesh-pink to brownish-red or red-brown triclinic mineral of the pyroxenoid group.

OBS

It sometimes contains calcium, iron, magnesium, and zinc, and is often marked by black streaks and veins of manganese oxide. Rhodonite is used as an ornamental stone, especially in Russia.

OBS

Chemical formula: MnSiO3 or Mn(SiO3) or (Mn,Fe,Mg,Ca)SiO3

French

Domaine(s)
  • Minéralogie
Entrée(s) universelle(s)
(Mn,Fe,Mg,Ca)SiO3
formula, see observation
MnSiO3
formula, see observation
Mn(SiO3)
formula, see observation
DEF

Minéral (silicate) du système cristallin triclinique, du groupe des pyroxénoïdes.

OBS

Translucide, rose ou rouge, ce minéral se rencontre dans les gîtes de manganèse et dans certaines roches métamorphiques. Elle est recherchée comme pierre ornementale.

OBS

Formule chimique : Mn(SiO3) ou (Mn,Fe,Mg,Ca)SiO3

Spanish

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