Triplite
Triplite Trip"lite, n. [Cf. F. triplite. See {Triple}.] (Min.) A mineral of a dark brown color, generally with a fibrous, massive structure. It is a fluophosphate of iron and manganese. [1913 Webster]

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  • Triplite — Infobox mineral name = Triplite category = Phosphate mineral boxwidth = boxbgcolor = imagesize = caption = formula = (Mn,Fe)2(PO4)(F,OH) molweight = color = Brown, Salmon, Red habit = Prismatic, Massive to granular system = Monoclinic twinning =… …   Wikipedia

  • triplite — /trip luyt/, n. a dark brown, massive mineral, fluorophosphate of iron and manganese. [1840 50; < G Triplit. See TRIPLE, ITE1] * * * ▪ mineral       phosphate mineral, consisting of manganese, iron, magnesium, and calcium phosphate [(Mn, Fe, Mg,… …   Universalium

  • triplite — (entrée créée par le supplément) (tri pli t ) s. f. Terme de minéralogie. Phosphate de manganèse et de fer, qui se rencontre, en masses clivables, dans les granits du Limousin …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • triplite — trip·lite …   English syllables

  • triplite — ˈtriˌplīt noun ( s) Etymology: German triplit, from tripl + it ite; from its threefold cleavage : a dark brown monoclinic basic phosphate of manganese, iron, magnesium, and calcium ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • Triplit — Chemische Formel (Mn2+,Fe2+)2[(F,OH)|PO4] [1] Mineralklasse Phosphate, Arsenate und Vanadate 8.BB.10 (8. Au …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • List of minerals S-T (complete) — It is currently not possible to have a complete list of minerals . The International Mineralogical Association is the international group that recognises new minerals and new mineral names, however minerals discovered before 1959 did not go… …   Wikipedia

  • Phosphate minerals — ▪ Table Phosphate minerals name colour lustre Mohs hardness specific gravity amblygonite white to creamy white; slightly tinted vitreous to greasy 5½–6 3.0–3.1 apatite carbonate apatite variable, greens predominating vitreous 5 2.9–3.2… …   Universalium

  • Triploidite — Trip*loi dite, n. (Min.) A manganese phosphate near triplite, but containing hydroxyl instead of fluorine. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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