Meaning of AKERMANITE in English

AKERMANITE

General Information:

Chemical Formula:

Ca2MgSi2O7

Composition:

(Molecular Weight = 272.63 gm)

Calcium 29.40 % Ca

Magnesium 8.92 % Mg

Silicon 20.60 % Si

Oxygen 41.08 % O

Empirical Formula:

Ca2Mg(Si2O7)

Environment:

Calcium end-member of the melilite series. Found only in metallurgical slags.

Locality:

TL: Sweden, unspecified locality

Physical Properties:

Cleavage:

[001] Distinct, [110] Indistinct

Color:

colorless, grayish, green, or brown.

Density:

2.944

Diaphaniety:

Transparent to Translucent

Hardness:

5-6 - Between Apatite and Orthoclase

Luster:

Vitreous - Resinous

Streak:

white

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