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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 previewe-Study Guide for: Petrology: Igneous, Sedimentary and Metamorphic by Harvey Blatt, ISBN 9780716737438 (2013)

by Cram101 Textbook 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 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 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 previewThe Encyclopedia of Chemistry, Practical and Theoretical. By J. C. Booth ... assisted by C. Morfit (1853)

Tremolite, Calamite, Actinolite, Pargasite, Smaragdite, Asbestus (in part), Amianthus, Amianthoid, Lotalite, Amphibole. Ger. Actinot, Strahlstein, Gramatit, Byssolith. Descrip. Cryst. Oblique Rhombic, presenting a great variety of combinations ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica, Or Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature (1842)

Actinolite, glassy, . Kirwan. Adularia. See Felspar. jEschinite, Agalmatolite, Agate, oriental, onyx, speckled , cloudy, stained, veined, Icelandic, of Havre, jasper, Mocha, iridescent, Air, atmospheric, Barom. 29.75 Thermom. 32. Barom. 29-85 ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Chemistry and Mineralogy (1831)

With Their Applications by Andrew Ure

Table spar, Dognatska, Lapis lazuli, Spodumene, Titanite, Cyanite, Calamine, Augite, Petalite, Asbestus, rigid, Datholite, Corundum, Anatase, Tungstate of lime, Quartz, Amethyst, Obsidian, Mesotype from Auvergne, Glassy actinolite, Ruby ...

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Actinolite Meaning

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