• Forsterite - Wikipedia

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Forsterite Forsterite-rich olivine is a common crystallization product of mantle-derived magma. Olivine in mafic and ultramafic rocks typically is rich in the forsterite end-member. Forsterite also occurs in dolomitic marble which results from the metamorphism of high magnesium limestones and dolomites.
  • Forsterite | mineral | Britannica

    www.britannica.com/science/forsterite forsterite-fayalite series. In forsterite-fayalite series. Forsterite is common in dunite, gabbros, diabase, basalts, and trachytes. Small amounts of fayalite are present in many volcanic rocks in which sodium is more common than potassium. The forsterite-fayalite minerals also occur in dolomitic limestones, marbles, and metamorphosed iron-rich ...
  • Forsterite | Definition of Forsterite by Merriam-Webster

    www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/forsterite Forsterite definition is - a mineral consisting of magnesian olivine; specifically : magnesium silicate Mg2SiO4 constituting the essential component of some refractories.
  • Forsterite: Mineral information, data and localities.

    www.mindat.org/min-1584.html Friedrich Walchner in 1823 gave it the name "hyalosiderite". Named forsterite in 1824 by Serve-Dieu Abailard "Armand" Lévy in honor of Adolarius Jacob Forster [April 6, 1739, Grossbreitenbach, Thuringia, Germany - May 1806 St. Petersburg, Russia], German mineral collector and mineral dealer, who variously resided in England and Russia.
  • Forsterite - definition of forsterite by The Free Dictionary

    www.thefreedictionary.com/forsterite Define forsterite. forsterite synonyms, forsterite pronunciation, forsterite translation, English dictionary definition of forsterite. n. A whitish or yellowish form of the mineral olivine, Mg2SiO4, in which the mafic component consists entirely of magnesium. n a white, yellow, or green...
  • Forsterite - an overview | ScienceDirect Topics

    www.sciencedirect.com/topics/agricultural-and-biological-sciences/forsterite The primary mineral assemblage of peridotite is represented by forsterite –enstatite ± diopside. In order to enable prograde metamorphism, these anhydrous assemblages must first be hydrated to serpentinites in the course of ocean floor metamorphism.
  • Forsterite | Mg2O4Si - PubChem

    pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compound/Forsterite Forsterite | Mg2O4Si | CID 517737 - structure, chemical names, physical and chemical properties, classification, patents, literature, biological activities, safety ...
  • FORSTERITE (Magnesium Iron Silicate) - Amethyst Galleries

    www.galleries.com/Forsterite Forsterite is named for the German naturalist, Johann Forster. It is one of two minerals that are simply known as olivine. The other mineral is fayalite. Fayalite is the iron rich member with a pure formula of Fe 2 SiO 4. Forsterite is the magnesium rich member with a pure formula of Mg 2 SiO 4.
  • Forsterite Mineral Data

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  • Forsterite-fayalite series | mineralogy | Britannica

    www.britannica.com/science/forsterite-fayalite-series Forsterite-fayalite series, the most important minerals in the olivine family and possibly the most important constituents of the Earth’s mantle. Included in the series are the following varieties: forsterite magnesium silicate (Mg2SiO4) and fayalite iron silicate (Fe2SiO4). Compositions