blakeite

blakeite

[′blā‚kīt]
(mineralogy)
A deep reddish-brown to deep brown mineral consisting of anhydrous ferric tellurite; occurs in massive form, as microcrystalline crusts.
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Fred also wrote hundreds of popular magazine articles, and numerous articles in technical mineralogy journals; he published the first descriptions of the new minerals brazilianite, mackayite and blakeite. He also supplied the mineralogical, gemological and geological definitions of terms for various dictionaries and encyclopedias, and has even produced educational films.