actinolite

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Related to Strahlstein: Byssolite, Stralit, Attinoto, Actinolita, Aktinolith

ac·tin·o·lite

 (ăk-tĭn′ə-līt′)
n.
A greenish amphibole mineral, Ca2(Mg,Fe)5Si8O22(OH)2, that occurs in several forms, including a fibrous form that is a variety of asbestos.

actinolite

(ækˈtɪnəˌlaɪt)
n
(Minerals) a green mineral of the amphibole group consisting of calcium magnesium iron silicate. Formula: Ca2(Mg,Fe)5Si8O22(OH)2
[C19: from actino- (from the radiating crystals in some forms) + -lite]

ac•tin•o•lite

(ækˈtɪn lˌaɪt)

n.
a variety of amphibole, occurring in greenish bladed crystals or in masses.
[1825–35]
ac•tin`o•lit′ic (-ˈɪt ɪk) adj.
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Noun1.actinolite - a green mineral of the amphibole groupactinolite - a green mineral of the amphibole group; calcium magnesium iron silicate
amphibole - a mineral or mineral variety belonging to the amphibole group
amphibole group - a group of minerals with similar crystal structures containing a silicate chain and combinations of chiefly sodium and calcium and magnesium and iron and aluminum
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2 3,1 2,55 Gabro con dialaga verde 1 1,5 2,78 Prenhita-muscovita 1 1,5 3,00 Strahlstein 1 1,5 2,95 Fuchsita 1 1,5 n.
arcilla, Strahlstein [actinolita en agregados radiales], jadeita, feldespato (sanidina?
Ornamento plano, pulido, perforado verticalmente en el lado largo; peso especifico 2,95; en un extremo quebrado se observa textura hojosa a partir de la cual junto con el color pasto verde-oscuro, se puede concluir que se trata de un mineral del tipo Strahlstein.