gehlenite


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gehlenite

(ˈɡeɪləˌnaɪt)
n
(Minerals) a green mineral consisting of calcium aluminium silicate in tetragonal crystalline form. Formula: Ca2Al2SiO7
[named after A. F. Gehlen (1775–1815), German chemist; see -ite1]
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Gehlenite hydrate, also called stratlingite, is a distinct crystalline phase, but can be of variable composition.
XRD diffractograms show that YFA includes quartz, unburned clay remains (free lime), anhydrite, gehlenite, hematite, calcite, and sulphide (Figure 6).
The residue of slag after CA extraction contains little akermanite and much gehlenite.