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  1. holmquistite(Noun)

    A lithium magnesium aluminium inosilicate mineral, varying in colour from black or violet to sky blue.

  2. Origin: Per Johan Holmquist, Swedish petrologist, and -ite.


  1. Holmquistite

    Holmquistite is a lithium magnesium aluminium inosilicate mineral with chemical formula: Li2(Mg,Fe2+)3Al2Si8O22(OH)2. It crystallizes in the orthorhombic crystal system as prismatic crystals up to 10 cm or as massive aggregates. It has a Mohs hardness of 5-6 and a specific gravity of 2.95 to 3.13. Color could vary from black, dark violet to light sky blue. It occurs as metasomatic replacements on the margins of lithium rich pegmatites. It was first described in 1913 from an occurrence in Utö, near Stockholm, Sweden. It was named for the Swedish petrologist Per Johan Holmquist.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of holmquistite in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of holmquistite in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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