Meaning of AKIMOTOITE in English
(Molecular Weight = 108.27 gm)
Magnesium 16.84 % Mg
Iron 12.89 % Fe
Silicon 25.94 % Si
Oxygen 44.33 % O
Found in fragments within veins of shock-induced melt. A member of the Ilmenite group. Dimorphic relationship with enstatite and clinoenstatite.
Proposed IMA 1998
Tenham chondritic meteorite, which fell in 1879 in South Gregory, Queensland, Australia.
Named after Syun-iti Akimoto (b. 1925), of the Institute of Geophysics and Solid State Physics, University of Tokyo, specialist in high-pressure research, especially on phase relati onships in the system (Mg,Fe)2 SiO4 at
Mineralogy database English vocab. Английский словарь базы данных минералогии . 2012