adelite


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adelite

[′ad·əl‚īt]
(mineralogy)
CaMg(AsO4)(OH,F) A colorless to gray, bluish-gray, yellowish-gray, yellow, or light green orthorhombic mineral consisting of a basic arsenate of calcium and magnesium; usually occurs in massive form.
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1989) Crystal structure refinement of a Sr-bearing term related to copper vanadates and arsenates of adelite and descloizite groups.
Associated minerals are: hausmannite, barite, vanadian adelite and muscovite.
Relationship to other species: A number of the adelite group.