Definition of Andalusite. Meaning of Andalusite. Synonyms of Andalusite

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Definition of Andalusite

Andalusite
Andalusite An`da*lu"site, n. (Min.) A silicate of aluminium, occurring usually in thick rhombic prisms, nearly square, of a grayish or pale reddish tint. It was first discovered in Andalusia, Spain.

Meaning of Andalusite from wikipedia

- Andalusite is an aluminium nesosilicate mineral with the chemical formula Al2SiO5. This mineral was called andalousite by Delamétehrie, who thought it...
- member of the aluminosilicate series, which also includes the polymorph andalusite and the polymorph sillimanite. Kyanite is strongly anisotropic, in that...
- Kyanite Andalusite Sillimanite Sillimanite is an aluminosilicate mineral with the chemical formula Al2SiO5. Sillimanite is named after the American chemist...
- Kyanite Andalusite Sillimanite Aluminosilicate minerals are minerals composed of aluminium, silicon, and oxygen, plus countercations. They are a major...
- as E number E559. Kyanite Andalusite Sillimanite Al2SiO5, (Al2O3.SiO2), which occurs naturally as the minerals andalusite, kyanite and sillimanite which...
- Chiastolite is a variety of the mineral andalusite with the chemical composition Al2SiO5. It is noted for distinctive cross-shaped black inclusions of...
- minerals, known as index minerals, include sillimanite, kyanite, staurolite, andalusite, and some garnet. Other minerals, such as olivines, pyroxenes, amphiboles...
- usually andalusite and sillimanite, but kyanite appears also in hornfels, especially in those that have a schistose character. The andalusite may be pink...
- include andalusite, biotite and cordierite.The metamorphic prograde sequence of the Buchan zone series is: biotite - cordierite - andalusite - sillimanite...
- minerals – kyanite, andalusite, and sillimanite – which share the chemical formula Al2SiO5. Kyanite is triclinic, while andalusite and sillimanite are...
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