• Saponite - Wikipedia

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saponite Saponite is a trioctahedral mineral of the smectite group. Its chemical formula is Ca 0.25 (Mg,Fe) 3 ((Si,Al) 4 O 10)(OH) 2 ·n(H 2 O). It is soluble in sulfuric acid.It was first described in 1840 by Svanberg.Varieties of saponite are griffithite, bowlingite and sobotkite.. It is soft, massive, and plastic, and exists in veins and cavities in serpentinite and basalt. ...
  • Saponite: Mineral information, data and localities.

    www.mindat.org/min-3528.html Smectite Group. Beidellite-Saponite Series. See also the Fe-dominant end-member ferrosaponite.
  • Saponite Mineral Data

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  • Saponite | Definition of Saponite by Merriam-Webster

    www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/saponite Saponite definition is - a hydrous magnesium aluminum silicate occurring in soft soapy amorphous masses and filling veins and cavities (as in serpentine).
  • Saponite | Definition of Saponite at Dictionary.com

    www.dictionary.com/browse/saponite Saponite definition, a clay mineral, hydrous magnesium aluminum silicate, belonging to the montmorillonite group: found as a soft filling in rock cavities. See more.
  • Saponite - an overview | ScienceDirect Topics

    www.sciencedirect.com/topics/earth-and-planetary-sciences/saponite Hectorite and saponite represent the trioctahedral subgroup of the smectites. Though Mg dominates the octahedral sites in these minerals, a partial substitution of Li + for Mg 2 + occurs in hectorite. Saponite has Al 3 + for Si 4 + substitutions in the tetrahedral sheets, as well as some Al 3 + for Mg 2 + substitution in the octahedral sheet. In part as a result of substitutions, the MIR ...
  • Saponite - definition of saponite by The Free Dictionary

    www.thefreedictionary.com/saponite sap·o·nite (săp′ə-nīt′) n. A clay mineral that is a hydrous silicate of aluminum and magnesium and occurs in soft amorphous masses in the cavities of certain rocks. [Latin sāpō, sāpōn-, hair dye; see saponin + -ite.] saponite (ˈsæpəˌnaɪt) n (Minerals) a clay mineral consisting of hydrated magnesium aluminium silicate and occurring in ...
  • Saponite | mineral | Britannica

    www.britannica.com/science/saponite Saponite, clay mineral of the montmorillonite group. See . Montmorillonite, any of a group of clay minerals and their chemical varieties that swell in water and possess high cation-exchange capacities.The theoretical formula for montmorillonite (i.e., without structural substitutions) is (OH) 4 Si 8 Al 4 O 20 · n H 2 O. The montmorillonite minerals are products of volcanism and hydrothermal ...
  • Saponite | Article about Saponite by The Free Dictionary

    encyclopedia2.thefreedictionary.com/Saponite a mineral, a phyllosilicate of the montmorillonite group; it has the chemical formula NaMg 3 [AlSi 3 O 10]-(OH) 2 •4H 2 0. Saponite contains Fe as an isomorphic admixture and, sometimes, Cr, Ni, Zn, Cu, and Li.
  • Saponite (Ca Na) (Mg Fe2+ (Si Al) O (OH) 4H O 05 0 3 4 10 2

    www.handbookofmineralogy.org/pdfs/Saponite.pdf Saponite (Ca0:5;Na)0:3(Mg;Fe2+)3(Si;Al)4O10(OH)2² 4H2O °c 2001 Mineral Data Publishing, version 1.2 Crystal Data: Monoclinic. Point Group: n.d. Crystals minute ...