åkermanite

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Named for Anders Richard Åkerman, a Swedish mineralogist.

NounEdit

åkermanite (uncountable)

  1. (mineralogy) A melilite mineral of the sorosilicate group, containing calcium, magnesium, silicon, and oxygen and having the chemical formula Ca2Mg[Si2O7].
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