|Name:||Named after William Hyde Wollaston (1766-1828), English chemist and mineralogist who discovered palladium (1804) and rhodium (1809) and invented the reflecting goniometer (1809) and the camera lucida (1812).|
A polytype of Wollastonite
The polytype wollastonite-7A (also known as -7T) was originally described from Fuka mine, Bitchu-cho (Bicchu-cho), Takahashi, Okayama Prefecture, Chugoku Region, Honshu Island, Japan.
Classification of Wollastonite-7Å
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Physical Properties of Wollastonite-7Å
Chemical Properties of Wollastonite-7Å
|Simplified for copy/paste:||CaSiO3|
|Essential elements:||Ca, O, Si|
|All elements listed in formula:||Ca, O, Si|
Other Names for Wollastonite-7Å
|Health Warning:||No information on health risks for this material has been entered into the database. You should always treat mineral specimens with care.|
References for Wollastonite-7Å
Henmi, C., Kusachi, I., Kawahara, A., and Henmi, K. (1978) 7T wollastonite from Fuka, Okayama Prefecture. Mineralogical Journal: 9: 169-181.
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Localities for Wollastonite-7Å
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||Henmi, C., Kawahara, A., Henmi, K., Kusachi, I., and Takeuchi, Y. (1983) The 3T, 4T and 5T polytypes of the wollastonite from Kushiro, Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan. American Mineralogist: 68: 156-163.|
- Bitchu-cho-fuka (Bicchu-cho-fuka)
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