Mineralogy

1981 Edition

Astrophyllite group

  • Keith Frye
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/0-387-30720-6_12
Members of the astrophyllite group are chain silicates that do not belong to either the pyroxene or the amphibole group. They have the general formula
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Reference

  1. Phillips, W. R., and Griffen, D. T., 1981. Optical Mineralogy, The Nonopaque Minerals. San Francisco: Freeman, p. 530.Google Scholar

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© Hutchinson Ross Publishing Company 1981

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  • Keith Frye

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