Humite

Humite is a mineral found in the volcanically ejected masses of Vesuvius. It was first described in 1813 and named for Abraham Hume (1749–1838). ...
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Humite

• (n.) A mineral of a transparent vitreous brown color, found in the ejected masses of Vesuvius. It is a silicate of iron and magnesia, containing fluorine.
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Humite

[mineral group] The humite group is a group of nesosilicates with the general formula An(SiO4)m(F,OH)2. When A is predominantly magnesium we have the humite subgroup: The manganese-humite subgroup has members and the leucophoenicite subgroup has members Chondrodite is the most common member of the humite group. It may contain Ti up to 9.6% ...
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Humite

Hum'ite noun [ Named after Sir A. Hume .] (Min.) A mineral of a transparent vitreous brown color, found in the ejected masses of Vesuvius. It is a silicate of iron and magnesia, containing fluorine.
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Humite

Humite, named after the English mineralogist Sir Abraham Hume, is a fairly rare mineral of a transparent vitreous brown colour, found in the ejected masses of Vesuvius and in hydrothermal veins. It is a silicate of iron and magnesia, containing fluorine. Humite was confirmed as a distinct species of mineral in 1813.
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humite

member of a group of layered silicate minerals related to the olivines that are nearly always restricted in occurrence to altered limestones and ...
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