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Definition of the noun Stilpnomelane

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  1. [mineralogy] A metamorphic phyllosilicate mineral of the mica group, having the chemical formula K(Fe2+,Mg,Fe3+)8(Si,Al)12(O,OH)27.


Stilpnomelane is a phyllosilicate mineral. It has the formula K₈₁₂₂₇·n.

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Google previewMineralogical and Structural Evolution of the Metamorphic Rocks (1948)

by Francis J. Turner

Stilpnomelane is a major constituent of a great variety of low-grade schists in southern New Zealand, and probably has a wider general distribution in rocks of the chlorite zone than has usually been recognized. It accompanies or takes the ...

Google previewPetrology of the Metamorphic Rocks (2013)

by R. Mason

+ stilpnomelane + opaque minerals. It is therefore a calcareous slate, resembling some of the Furulund Group schists of Sulitjelma (Chapter 7) in its overall composition. Stilpnomelane is a mineral which has not been discussed previously.

Google previewNorthern Europe Including Examples from the USSR in Both Europe and Asia (2013)

by Gerard Meurant

An iron-rich chlorite is present as a rather abundant constituent of the ironstone; stilpnomelane is a minor mineral in the ironstone and is difficult to distinguish ...

Google previewSurface and Defect Properties of Solids (2007)

by M W Roberts, J M Thomas

Stilpnomelane is a relatively common mineral, but X-ray single-crystal investigations of its possible polytypism have been few, partly because of the difficulty in obtaining sufficiently large crystals, and partly because of, with such a variable ...

Google previewPetrogenesis of Metamorphic Rocks (2013)

by K. Bucher, M. Frey

Presence of Stilpnomelane Stilpnomelane is a Fe-rich hydrous silicate CHAPTER 10 Metamorphism of Granitoid Rocks Introduction Presence of Prehnite and Pumpellyite.

Google previewMinerals of California (2012)

by H. Earl Pemberton

Stilpnomelane is a common constituentof metacherts onTiburon Peninsula. S. J. Rice, pers. comm., 1955. Mendocino County: 1. Both ferri and ferrostilpnomelane occur inplumose and interlaminated aggregates at the Laytonville quarry (Sec.

Google previewBULLETIN TOME LXXXII (1982)


Stilpnomelane is a common constituent of the metamorphosed Ni-Fe laterites of Northern ...

Google previewRock Forming Minerals (2009)

Layered Silicates Excluding Micas and Clay Minerals, Volume 3B by William Alexander Deer, Robert Andrew Howie, J. Zussman

Greenschists Stilpnomelane is a widespread and, in places, abundant constituent of schists and reconstituted greywackes in western Otago, New Zealand (Hutton & Turner l936; Hutton l940). Both ferri- and ferrostilpnomelanes occur in these ...

Google previewLoose Gemstone Guide - Secrets of the Gem Revealed

Stilpnomelane - Stilpnomelane is an iron-rich mineral that occurs in shades of brown, red, green, golden brown and black. This is a metamorphic mineral associated with blueschist and greenschistfacies, and these minerals are structured as ...

Google previewElsevier's Dictionary of Chemoetymology (2006)

The Whys and Whences of Chemical Nomenclature and Terminology by Alexander Senning

stilpnomelane (K,Ca,Na)(Fe,Mg,Al)8(Si,Al) 12(O,OH) 36 ∙nH 2O, ...

Google previewWord Parts Dictionary (2000)

Standard and Reverse Listings of Prefixes, Suffixes, Roots and Combining Forms, 2d ed. by Michael J. Sheehan

base glittering (stilpnomelane, stilpnosiderite) -stip-¡ [L. stipes, a post] base stalk; support (stipel, stipitate) -stip-2 [L. stipare, to crowd, press to- gether] base press together; pack (constipation, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Science, Literature, & Art (1875)

Comprising the Definitions and Derivations of the Scientific Terms in General Use, Together with the History and Descriptions of the Scientific Principles of Nearly Every Branch of Human Knowledge by William Thomas Brande, George William Cox

Stilpnomelane. Lievrite. Wehrlite. Cronstedtite. Pinguite. Gramenite. Chloropal. Iron Apatite. Mispickel, or Arsenical Iron-ore. Danaite. Plinian. £ #.

Google previewA Dictionary of Chemistry and the Allied Branches of Other Sciences (1877)

by Henry Watts


Google previewA dictionary of science, literature and art, ed. by W.T. Brande assisted by J. Cauvin. ed. by W.T. Brande and G.W. Cox.3 vols (1866)

by William Thomas Brande

Stilpnomelane. Lievrite. Wehrlito. Cronstedtite. Pinguite. Gramenite. Chloropal. Iron Apatite. Mispickel, or Arsenical Iron-ore. Danaitc. Dinian. Glancodote. Leucopyrite. Satersbergito. Symplesite. Pharmacosiderite, or Ciibc- ore. Scorodite.

Google previewA Dictionary of Chemistry (1868)


Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney ... rev. & enl. under the superintendence of Benjamin E. Smith (1914)

by William Dwight Whitney, Benjamin Eli Smith

stilpnomelane flowing yeast. — 3. A stand on which pottery is placed in the drying-kiln preparatory to firing. Stillingia(sti-lin'ji-ii), ».

Google previewA Dictionary of Geology and Earth Sciences (2013)

by Michael Allaby

and also the related minerals 'talc, 'stilpnomelane, and ' pyrophyllite.

Google previewCentury Dictionary and Cyclopedia (1906)

Including Atlas of the World and Cyclopedia of Names

In a brewery, a stand on which the rounds or cleansing-vats are placed in a trough, which serves to carry off the overo can be tilted, and allow slide off into packing-boxes, stilpnomelane flowing yeast.—3. A stand on which pottery is laced in ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Names of Minerals Including Their History and Etymology (1896)

by Albert Huntington Chester

STILPNOMELANE. E F. Glocker, [1827, Beit. zurMln. Kenntn. d. Sudetenlaiider ...

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Stilpnomelane Meaning

Video shows what stilpnomelane means. A metamorphic phyllosilicate mineral of the mica group, having the chemical formula K(Fe2+,Mg,Fe3+)8(Si,Al)12(O ...

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