osumilite

osumilite

[ä′sü·mə‚līt]
(mineralogy)
(K,Na)(Mg,Fe2+)2(Al,Fe3+)3(Si,Al)12O30·H2O A mineral that crystallizes in the hexagonal system and is commonly mistaken for cordierite.
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In the present work, IRT and AE are combined to monitor the formation and development of damage during cyclic and fatigue loading of SiC-fiber reinforced barium osumilite (barium, magnesium, aluminium, and silicate (BMAS)) glassceramic matrix composites.
Milarite, a member of the osumilite group, is a hydrous silicate of potassium, calcium, aluminum and beryllium: K[Ca.sub.2]Al[Be.sub.2][Si.sub.12][O.sub.30]*0.5[H.sub.2]O.
The glass-ceramic matrix consisted of barium, magnesium, alumina, and silicate (BMAS, barium osumilite).