Inosilicates

2017-07-29T18:14:12+03:00[Europe/Moscow] en true Amphibole, Diopside, Enstatite, Spodumene, Agrellite, Charoite, Bustamite, Actinolite, Hypersthene, Prehnite, Hornblende, Wollastonite, Aegirine, Aenigmatite, Babingtonite, Astrophyllite, Carpholite, Lorenzenite, Pyroxferroite, Sapphirine, Yuksporite, Larimar, Alamosite, Umbite, Pectolite, Serendibite, Grunerite, Brokenhillite, Kuratite, Aerinite, Balangeroite, Chesterite, Dorrite, Eveslogite, Frankamenite, Holmquistite, Kanoite, Jennite, Jimthompsonite, Jonesite, Khmaralite, Leucophanite, Laplandite-(Ce), Nambulite, Omphacite, Narsarsukite, Plancheite, Serandite, Shattuckite, Tobermorite, Tinaksite, Tschermakite, Vlasovite, Zircophyllite, Vanadiocarpholite, Xonotlite, Zektzerite, Zorite, Fassaite flashcards Inosilicates
Click to flip
  • Amphibole
    Amphibole (pronunciation: /ˈæmfᵻboʊl/) is the name of an important group of generally dark-colored, inosilicate minerals, forming prism or needlelike crystals, composed of double chain SiO4 tetrahedra, linked at the vertices and generally containing ions of iron and/or magnesium in their structures.
  • Diopside
    Diopside is a monoclinic pyroxene mineral with composition MgCaSi2O6.
  • Enstatite
    Enstatite is a mineral; the magnesium endmember of the pyroxene silicate mineral series enstatite (MgSiO3) - ferrosilite (FeSiO3).
  • Spodumene
    Spodumene is a pyroxene mineral consisting of lithium aluminium inosilicate, LiAl(SiO3)2, and is a source of lithium.
  • Agrellite
    Agrellite (NaCa2Si4O10F) is a mineral found in Quebec, Canada.
  • Charoite
    Charoite (K(Ca,Na)2Si4O10(OH,F)·H2O) is a rare silicate mineral, first described in 1978 and named for the Chara River.
  • Bustamite
    Bustamite is a calcium manganese inosilicate (chain silicate) and a member of the wollastonite group.
  • Actinolite
    Actinolite is an amphibole silicate mineral with the chemical formula Ca2(Mg4.5-2.5Fe2+0.5-2.5)Si8O22(OH)2.
  • Hypersthene
    Hypersthene is a common rock-forming inosilicate mineral belonging to the group of orthorhombic pyroxenes.
  • Prehnite
    Prehnite is an inosilicate of calcium and aluminium with the formula: Ca2Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)2.
  • Hornblende
    Hornblende is a complex inosilicate series of minerals (ferrohornblende – magnesiohornblende).
  • Wollastonite
    Wollastonite is a calcium inosilicate mineral (CaSiO3) that may contain small amounts of iron, magnesium, and manganese substituting for calcium.
  • Aegirine
    Aegirine is a member of the clinopyroxene group of inosilicates.
  • Aenigmatite
    Aenigmatite, also known as Cossyrite after Cossyra, the ancient name of Pantelleria, is a sodium, iron, titanium inosilicate mineral.
  • Babingtonite
    Babingtonite is a calcium iron manganese inosilicate mineral with the formula Ca2(Fe,Mn)FeSi5O14(OH).
  • Astrophyllite
    Astrophyllite is a very rare, brown to golden-yellow hydrous potassium iron titanium silicate mineral.
  • Carpholite
    Carpholite is a manganese silicate mineral with formula Mn2+Al2Si2O6(OH)4.
  • Lorenzenite
    Lorenzenite is a rare sodium titanium silicate mineral with the formula Na2Ti2Si2O9 It is an orthorhombic mineral, variously found as colorless, grey, pinkish, or brown crystals.
  • Pyroxferroite
    Pyroxferroite (Fe2+,Ca)SiO3 is a single chain inosilicate.
  • Sapphirine
    Sapphirine is a rare mineral, a silicate of magnesium and aluminium with the chemical formula (Mg,Al)8(Al,Si)6O20 (with iron as a major impurity).
  • Yuksporite
    Yuksporite is a rare inosilicate mineral with double width, unbranched chains, and the complicated chemical formula K4(Ca,Na)14Sr2Mn(Ti,Nb)4(O,OH)4(Si6O17)2(Si2O7)3(H2O,OH)3.
  • Larimar
    Larimar, also called "Stefilia's Stone", is a rare blue variety of the silicate mineral pectolite found only in the Dominican Republic, in the Caribbean.
  • Alamosite
    Alamosite (Pb12Si12O36) is a colorless silicate mineral named after the place where it was discovered, Álamos, Sonora, Mexico.
  • Umbite
    Umbite (K2(Zr,Ti)Si3O9·H2O) is a potassium zirconosilicate mineral found in northern Russia.
  • Pectolite
    Pectolite is a white to gray mineral, NaCa2Si3O8(OH), sodium calcium inosilicate hydroxide.
  • Serendibite
    Serendibite is an extremely rare mineral and gem that was first discovered in 1902 in Sri Lanka by Dunil Palitha Gunasekera and named after Serendib, the old Arabic name for Sri Lanka.
  • Grunerite
    Grunerite is a mineral of the amphibole group of minerals with formula Fe7Si8O22(OH)2.
  • Brokenhillite
    Brokenhillite (German: Brokenhillit Spanish: Brokenhillita) is an earth mineral that exists in small quantities.
  • Kuratite
    Kuratite, named for Dr.
  • Aerinite
    Aerinite (Ca4(Al,Fe,Mg)10Si12O35(OH)12CO3·12H2O) is a bluish-purple inosilicate mineral.
  • Balangeroite
    Balangeroite is found in one of the most important chrysotile mines in Europe, the Balangero Serpentinite.
  • Chesterite
    Chesterite ((Mg,Fe)17Si20O54(OH)6) is a rare silicate mineral that can be compared to amphiboles, micas, and jimthompsonite.
  • Dorrite
    Dorrite is a silicate mineral that is isostructural to the aenigmatite group.
  • Eveslogite
    Eveslogite, ((Ca,K,Na,Sr,Ba)48[(Ti,Nb,Fe,Mn)12(OH)12Si48O144](F,OH,Cl)14), is a mineral found on Mt.
  • Frankamenite
    Frankamenite is the fluorine-dominate variation of the rare mineral canasite with a general formula of K3Na3Ca5(Si12O30)[F,(OH)]4·(H2O).
  • Holmquistite
    Holmquistite is a lithium magnesium aluminium inosilicate mineral with chemical formula: Li2(Mg,Fe2+)3Al2Si8O22(OH)2.
  • Kanoite
    Kanoite is a light pinkish brown silicate mineral that is found in metamorphic rocks.
  • Jennite
    Jennite is a calcium silicate hydrate mineral of general chemical formula: Ca9Si6O18(OH)6·8H2O.
  • Jimthompsonite
    Jimthompsonite is a magnesium iron silicate mineral with formula: (Mg,Fe2+)5Si6O16(OH)2.
  • Jonesite
    Jonesite is a mineral with the chemical formula Ba4(K,Na)2[Ti4Al2Si10O36]*6H2O.
  • Khmaralite
    The mineral khmaralite is a beryllium bearing mineral of the sapphirine group with a chemical formula of (Mg,Al,Fe)16[(Al,Si,Be)12O36]O40.
  • Leucophanite
    Leucophanite is an inosilicate mineral with a complex composition, (Na,Ca)2BeSi2(O.OH.F)7.
  • Laplandite-(Ce)
    Laplandite has a general formula of Na4CeTiPO4Si7O18•5H2O, and is found primarily in igneous rocks.
  • Nambulite
    Nambulite is a lithium bearing manganese silicate mineral with formula: (Li,Na)Mn4Si5O14(OH).
  • Omphacite
    Omphacite is a member of the pyroxene group of silicate minerals with formula: (Ca, Na)(Mg, Fe2+, Al)Si2O6.
  • Narsarsukite
    Narsarsukite is a rare silicate mineral with chemical formula Na2(Ti,Fe3+)Si4(O,F)11 or Na4(Ti,Fe)4[Si8O20](O,OH,F)4.
  • Plancheite
    Plancheite is a hydrated copper silicate mineral with the formula Cu8Si8O22(OH)4•(H2O).
  • Serandite
    Serandite is a mineral with formula Na(Mn2+,Ca)2Si3O8(OH).
  • Shattuckite
    Shattuckite is a copper silicate hydroxide mineral with formula Cu5(SiO3)4(OH)2.
  • Tobermorite
    Tobermorite is a calcium silicate hydrate mineral with chemical formula: Ca5Si6O16(OH)2·4H2O or Ca5Si6(O,OH)18·5H2O.
  • Tinaksite
    Tinaksite (K2Na(Ca,Mn2+)2Ti[O|Si7O18(OH)]) is a mineral found in northern Russia.
  • Tschermakite
    The endmember hornblende tschermakite (☐Ca2(Mg3Al2)(Si6Al2)O22(OH)2) is a calcium rich monoclinic amphibole mineral.
  • Vlasovite
    Vlasovite is a rare inosilicate (chain silicate) mineral with sodium and zirconium, with the chemical formula Na2ZrSi4O11.
  • Zircophyllite
    Zircophyllite is a complex mineral, formula (K,Na)3(Mn,Fe)7(Zr,Ti,Nb)2Si8O24(OH,F)7.
  • Vanadiocarpholite
    Vanadiocarpholite (Mn+2V+3AlSi2O6(OH)4) is straw yellow to brown silicate mineral.
  • Xonotlite
    Xonotlite is a mineral with the chemical formula Ca6Si6O17(OH)2.
  • Zektzerite
    The mineral zektzerite is a member of the tuhualite group and was first found in 1966 by Seattle mineralogist Benjamin Bartlett "Bart" Cannon.
  • Zorite
    Zorite is a silicate mineral with the chemical formula of Na2Ti(Si,Al)3O9·nH2O.
  • Fassaite
    Fassaite is a variety of augite with a very low iron content, Ca(Mg,Fe,Al)(Si,Al)2O6.