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Definition of the noun actinolite

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noun - plural: actinolites

  1. a green mineral of the amphibole group; calcium magnesium iron silicate
    • lexical domain: Substances - nouns denoting substances
    • more generic word: amphibole = a mineral or mineral variety belonging to the amphibole group
    • member of: amphibole group = a group of minerals with similar crystal structures containing a silicate chain and combinations of chiefly sodium and calcium and magnesium and iron and aluminum

Alternative definition of the noun actinolite

noun

  1. [mineral] A mineral with monoclinic crystals of the chemical formula Ca2(Mg,Fe)5Si8O22(OH)2, belonging to the amphibole group.

Explanation

Actinolite is an amphibole silicate mineral with the chemical formula ☐Ca₂Si₈O₂₂₂.

  • also known as 阳起石

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Google previewZen Forest: True Nature (2010)

by Martin Avery, Thay Thich Thong Tri

The closest settlement is called Actinolite. If you take the bus to the Zen Forest, your stop is called Actinolite. The closest towns to the Zen Forest are Tweed and Madoc. Take Highway 32 to Actinolite, turn onto Bridgewater Road, and follow it to ...

Google previewIndian Ocean In Antiquity (2013)

by Reade

Actinolite is an amphibole and includes nephrite, one of the two jade minerals, and Dr Kempe comments that “it is safe to call this jade.” (personal communication, 14.3.1985). As mentioned in the text these pendants are a diagnostic artifact of ...

Google previewPetrology, Igneous, Sedimentary and Metamorphic (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Actinolite is an amphibole ...

Google previewRocks and Minerals

Red garnet, dark blue glaucophane, green actinolite, flaky-white talc, wedge- shaped crystals of honey or pink sphene, and flaky chlorites and micas are common associated minerals. Actinolite is a deep-green, bladed variety of amphi - bole, ...

Google previewPigment Compendium: A Dictionary of Historical Pigments (2007)

by Nicholas Eastaugh, Valentine Walsh, Tracey Chaplin, Ruth Siddall

ACTINOLITE Green Generic compound Actinolite is a green fibrous amphibole group (q.v.) mineral of composition Ca2(Mg,Fe2)5Si8O22(OH)2, sometimes known as nephrite jade. The name is ...

Google previewThe Changing Earth, Exploring Geology and Evolution (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Actinolite is an amphibole silicate mineral with the chemical formula.

Google previewPigment Compendium (2008)

by Nicholas Eastaugh, Valentine Walsh, Tracey Chaplin, Ruth Siddall

ACTINOLITE Green Generic compound Actinolite is a green fibrous amphibole group (q.v.) mineral of composition Ca2(Mg,Fe2)5Si8O22(OH)2, sometimes known as nephrite jade. The name is ...

Google previewRocks and Minerals of the San Francisco Bay Region

Red garnet, dark blue glaucophane, green actinolite, flaky-white talc, wedge- shaped crystals of honey or pink sphene, and flaky chlorites and micas are common associated minerals. Actinolite is a deep-green, bladed variety of amphi - bole, ...

Google previewHandbook of Textile Fibres (1984)

Natural Fibres by J Gordon Cook

Actinolite is an iron calcium magnesium silicate which occurs as ...

Google previewU.S. Geological Survey Bulletin (1983)

by Andrew E. Grosz, Paul G. Schruben

Pale-green to colorless actinolite is the dominant mineral ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Crystals (2007)

by Judy Hall

Natural Actinolite point Diopside Crystal system Monoclinic Chemistry CaMg(Si206) Calcium magnesium silicate Hardness 5—6.5 Source USA, Sweden, Canada, Germany, India, Russia Number 9 Zodiac sign Virgo Beneficial for ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Geology and Earth Sciences (2013)

by Michael Allaby

Actinolite and epidote impart a green colour to the massive rock, hence the name 'greenstone'. greenstone belt Large geologic formation, up to 250 km across, that is largely of 'Archaean age. Greenstone belts are considered to represent ...

Google previewThe New International Encyclopaedia (1906)

by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby

Actinolite varies in color from a bright green to a grayish green, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Chemistry, on the Basis of Mr. Nicholson's (1821)

In which the Principles of the Science are Investigated Anew, and Its Applications to the Phenomena of Nature, Medicine, Mineralogy, Agriculture, and Manufactures, Detailed by Andrew Ure

* * Actinolite. Strahhtein of Werner. Amphibole Actinote ...

Google previewA dictionary of chemistry and mineralogy, with their applications (1835)

by Andrew Ure, William Nicholson

ACTINOLITE. Strahlstein of Werner. Amphihole Actinote hexaedre of Hauy. There are three varieties of this mineral; the crystallized, the ashestous, and the glassy. 1st, Crystallized actinolite. Colour leek- green, and green of darker shades.

Google previewA Dictionary of Chemistry: on the basis of Mr. Nicholson's, etc (1835)

by Andrew URE

ACTINOLITE. Strahlstein of Werner. Amphibole Actinote hexaedre of Hauy. There are three varieties of this mineral; the crystallized, the asbestous, and the glassy. 1st, Crystallized actinolite. Colour leekgreen, and green of darker shades.

Google previewVan Nostrand’s Scientific Encyclopedia (2013)

by Douglas M. Considine, Glenn D. Considine

ACTINOLITE. The term for a calcium-iron-magnesium amphibole, the formula being Ca2(Mg,Fe)SSigO22(OH)2 but the amount of iron varies considerably. It occurs as bladed crystals or in fibrous or granular masses. Its hardness is 5–6, sp gr ...

Google previewDictionary of Gems and Gemology (2013)

by Mohsen Manutchehr-Danai

Habachtal, Austria emeralds contain green actinolite or grammatite fiber. Sandawana, Zimbabwe emeralds contain green actinolite or curved tremolite fibers. Transvaal, South Africa emeralds contain green mica or fuchsite flakes.

Google previewDictionary of Ceramic Science and Engineering (2013)

by Ian McColm

2, or the double-chain silicate actinolite, CaFes(Si3O22)(OH,F)2. The actinolite form is known as nephrite jade. All forms are shaded from white to black but mostly green with a glassy luster.

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