Definitions for tschermakite
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word tschermakite
a complex silicate mineral (a kind of hornblende) containing calcium, magnesium, aluminium and ferric iron found in metamorphic rocks
Origin: For Gustav Tschermak von Seysenegg.
The endmember hornblende tschermakite is a calcium rich monoclinic amphibole mineral. It is frequently synthesized along with its ternary solid solution series members tremolite and cummingtonite so that the thermodynamic properties of its assemblage can be applied to solving other solid solution series from a variety of amphibole minerals.
Find a translation for the tschermakite definition in other languages:
Select another language:
Discuss these tschermakite definitions with the community:
Word of the Day
Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?
Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:
"tschermakite." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2015. Web. 28 Feb. 2015. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/tschermakite>.