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  1. lawsonite(Noun)

    A metamorphic silicate mineral related to the epidotes; it is a sorosilicate, based on the dimeric anion SiO

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  1. Lawsonite

    Lawsonite is a hydrous calcium aluminium sorosilicate mineral with formula CaAl2Si2O7(OH)2·H2O. Lawsonite crystallizes in the orthorhombic system in prismatic, often tabular crystals. Crystal twinning is common. It forms transparent to translucent colorless, white, and bluish to pinkish grey glassy to greasy crystals. Refractive indices are nα=1.665, nβ=1.672 - 1.676, and nγ=1.684 - 1.686. It is typically almost colorless in thin section, but some lawsonite is pleochroic from colorless to pale yellow to pale blue, depending on orientation. The mineral has a Mohs hardness of 8 and a specific gravity of 3.09. It has perfect cleavage in two directions and a brittle fracture. Lawsonite is a metamorphic mineral typical of the blueschist facies. It also occurs as a secondary mineral in altered gabbro and diorite. Associate minerals include epidote, titanite, glaucophane, garnet and quartz. It is an uncommon constituent of eclogite. It was first described in 1895 for occurrences in the Tiburon peninsula, Marin County, California. It was named for geologist Andrew Lawson of the University of California by two of Lawson's graduate students, Charles Palache and Frederick Leslie Ransome.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of lawsonite in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of lawsonite in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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