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  • Stilpnomelane — is a phyllosilicate mineral of the mica group. It has the formula K(Fe2+,Mg,Fe3+)8(Si,Al)12(O,OH)27. Handbook of Mineralogy] Stilpnomelane occurs associated with banded iron formations. It …   Wikipedia

  • Stilpnomelane — Stilp*nom e*lane, n. [Gr. stilpno s shining + me las, anos, black.] (Min.) A black or greenish black mineral occurring in foliated flates, also in velvety bronze colored incrustations. It is a hydrous silicate of iron and alumina. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stilpnomelane — ˌstilpnōˈmeˌlān noun ( s) Etymology: German stilpnomelan, from Greek stilpnos glistening + melan , melas black more at : stilbum, mullet : a black or greenish black mineral K(Fe,Al)10Si12O30(O,OH)12 (?) occurring in foliated plates, fibrous forms …   Useful english dictionary

  • stilpnomelane — noun A metamorphic phyllosilicate mineral of the mica group, having the chemical formula K(Fe,Mg,Fe)(Si,Al)(O,OH) …   Wiktionary

  • List of minerals S-T (complete) — It is currently not possible to have a complete list of minerals . The International Mineralogical Association is the international group that recognises new minerals and new mineral names, however minerals discovered before 1959 did not go… …   Wikipedia

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  • Metamorphic facies — Eclogite Blueschist Greenschist Prehnite Pumpellyite …   Wikipedia

  • metamorphic rock — Any of a class of rocks that result from the alteration of preexisting rocks in response to changing geological conditions, including variations in temperature, pressure, and mechanical stress. The preexisting rocks may be igneous, sedimentary,… …   Universalium

  • Riebeckite — Crocidolite, variety of Riebeckite Locality: Pomfret Mine, Vryburg, South Africa General Category Silicate miner …   Wikipedia

  • Prehnite-pumpellyite facies — The prehnite pumpellyite facies is a metamorphic facies typical of subseafloor alteration of the oceanic crust around mid ocean ridge spreading centres. It is a metamorphic grade transitional between zeolite facies and greenschist facies… …   Wikipedia

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