Herderite Her"der*ite, n. [Named after Baron von Herder, who discovered it.] (Min.) A rare fluophosphate of glucina, in small white crystals. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Herderite — is a mineral belonging to the apatite, phosphate group, with formula CaBe(PO4)(F,OH). It forms monoclinic crystals, often twinned and variable in colour from colourless through yellow, green or purple.It is found in many parts of the world, often …   Wikipedia

  • herderite — her·der·ite …   English syllables

  • herderite — ˈhərdəˌrīt, ˈher noun ( s) Etymology: Baron Siegmund A. W. von Herder died 1838 German mining official + English ite : a mineral CaBe(PO4)(F,OH) consisting of phosphate and fluoride of beryllium and calcium …   Useful english dictionary

  • hydroxyl-herderite —  ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: hydroxyl + herderite : a mineral CaBe(PO4)(OH) consisting of phosphate and hydroxide of calcium and beryllium and being isomorphous with herderite …   Useful english dictionary

  • List of minerals F-J (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

  • Classification of minerals — This list gives an overview of the classification of minerals (non silicates) and includes mostly IMA recognized minerals and its groupings. This list complements the alphabetical list on List of minerals (complete) and List of minerals. Rocks,… …   Wikipedia

  • Goyazite — Catégorie VIII : phosphates, arséniates, vanadates[1] Goyazite, Ilfeld, Nordhausen, Monts Harz …   Wikipédia en Français

  • 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

  • Bertrandite — Bertrandite[1] Catégorie IX : silicates[2] …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Liste de roches — Cette page contient les roches présentes (ou à entrer) dans Wikipédia. Sommaire 1 Roches ignées 1.1 Roches effusives, extrusives ou volcaniques 1.2 Roches plutoniques 1.3 …   Wikipédia en Français

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”