Mascagnite
Mascagnin Mas*ca"gnin, Mascagnite Mas*ca"gnite, n. [Cf. F. mascagnin.] (Min.) Native sulphate of ammonia, found in volcanic districts; -- so named from Mascagni, who discovered it. [1913 Webster]

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  • Mascagnite — is a rare ammonium sulfate mineral (NH4)2SO4. It crystallizes in the orthorhombic system typically forming as stalactitic masses exhibiting good cleavage. It is soft (not higher than 2.5 on the Mohs Scale) and water soluble. Optical properties… …   Wikipedia

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  • Mascagnin — Mas*ca gnin, Mascagnite Mas*ca gnite, n. [Cf. F. mascagnin.] (Min.) Native sulphate of ammonia, found in volcanic districts; so named from Mascagni, who discovered it. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • List of minerals — This is a List of minerals for which there are Wikipedia articles. Mineral variety names and mineraloids are to be listed after the valid minerals for each letter.For a complete listing (about 4,000) of all mineral names: List of minerals… …   Wikipedia

  • Sulfate d'ammonium — Structure du sulfate d ammonium …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Oxammit — Andere Namen Guañapit Chemische Formel (NH4)2(C2O4)·H2O [1] Mineralklasse Organische Verbindungen/Oxalate 10.AB.55 (8. Auflage: IX/A.01 030) (nach Strunz) 50.01.05.01 (nach Dana) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • μασκανίτης — ο (ορυκτ.) θειικό ορυκτό τού αμμωνίου. [ΕΤΥΜΟΛ. Μεταφορά στην ελλ. ξεν. όρου, πρβλ. αγγλ. mascagnite < γερμ. Maskagnin από το επών. τού Ιταλού ανατόμου P. Mascagni]· …   Dictionary of Greek

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