spurrite

spurrite

[′spər‚īt]
(mineralogy)
Ca5(SiO4)2(CO3) A light-gray mineral occurring in granular masses.
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The quantified phases included aragonite, calcite, dolomite, huntite, mono- and ortho-hydromagnesite, magnesian calcite, magnesite, monohydrocalcite, nesquehonite, spurrite, and vaterite.
Associated minerals are: spurrite, rustumite, hydrogrossular, andradite, calcite, magnetite and perovskite.
The olshanskyite occurs as pure, glassy-white, twinned microcrystals to 1 cm in length on spurrite, and the nifontovite as rich, gray, glassy translucent masses with rare pockets of millimeter-sized crystals.