hardystonite


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hardystonite

[′här·dē·stə‚nīt]
(mineralogy)
Ca2ZnSi2O7 A white mineral composed of zinc calcium silicate.
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Hardystonite was used in this method as a new ceramic material to increase the mechanical properties of hydroxyapatite and to conserve the biocompatibility of the final product.
Bellare, "Hardystonite improves biocompatibility and strength of electrospun polycaprolactone nanofibers over hydroxyapatite: a comparative study," Materials Science and Engineering C, vol.
Many specimens, in addition to the usual red and green of calcite and willemite, had multiple associated minerals such as esperite, sphalerite and hardystonite. The combination of red, green, yellow, blue and orange on specimens a foot across was a sight to behold.
Zhai, "A novel hardystonite bioceramic: preparation and characteristics," Ceramics International, vol.
Chang, "In vitro proliferation and osteogenic differentiation of human bone marrow-derived mesenchymal stem cells cultured with hardystonite ([Ca.sub.2]Zn[Si.sub.2][O.sub.7]) and [beta]-TCP ceramics," Journal of Biomaterials Applications, vol.