meliphanite

meliphanite

[mə′lif·ə‚nīt]
(mineralogy)
(Ca,Na)2Be(Si,Al)2(O,OH,F)7 A yellow, red, or black mineral composed of sodium calcium beryllium fluosilicate. Also known as meliphane.
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Other interesting minerals from Kola included sazhinite-(Ce), nordite, leucophanite and meliphanite. The occurrence of herderite at Chukotka, Russia, was represented by a few specimens of pale wine-yellow crystals in small, loose groups.