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Bronzite

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Formula:
(Mg,Fe2+)2[SiO3]2
A variety of Enstatite

A ferroan variety of enstatite

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Classification of Bronzite

Chemical Properties of Bronzite

Formula:
(Mg,Fe2+)2[SiO3]2
Elements listed in formula:

Other Names for Bronzite

Name in Other Languages:
French:Bronzite
German:Bronzit
Hungarian:Bronzit
Polish:Bronzyt
Simplified Chinese:古铜辉石
Spanish:Bronzita
Ukrainian:Бронзит

Other Information

Health Risks:
No information on health risks for this material has been entered into the database. You should always treat mineral specimens with care.

References for Bronzite

Reference List:
Klaproth, M.H. (1810): Chemische Untersuchung des Bronzits, Beiträge zur chemischen Kenntniss der Mineralkörper, Fünfter Band, Rottmann Berlin, 32-36

Frisillo, A.L. and Barsch, G.R. (1972) Measurement of single-crystal elastic constants of bronzite as a function of pressure and temperature. Journal of Geophysical Research: 77: 6360-6384.

Internet Links for Bronzite

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Localities for Bronzite

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