Meaning of TRIMERITE in English

TRIMERITE

General Information:

Chemical Formula:

CaMn2Be3(SiO4)3

Composition:

(Molecular Weight = 453.24 gm)

Calcium 8.84 % Ca

Manganese 24.24 % Mn

Beryllium 5.97 % Be

Silicon 18.59 % Si

Oxygen 42.36 % O

Empirical Formula:

CaMn2+2Be3(SiO4)3

Locality:

Vermland, Sweden.

Physical Properties:

Cleavage:

[001] Good

Color:

colorless, yellowish red, or pink.

Density:

3.474

Diaphaniety:

Transparent to translucent

Habits:

Pseudo Hexagonal - Crystals show a hexagonal outline., Tabular - Form dimensions are thin in one direction., Prismatic - Crystals Shaped like Slender Prisms (e.g. tourmaline).

Hardness:

6-7 - Orthoclase-Quartz

Luster:

Vitreous (Glassy)

Streak:

white

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