• Willemite - Wikipedia

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Willemite Willemite is a zinc silicate mineral (Zn 2 Si O 4) and a minor ore of zinc. It is highly fluorescent (green) under shortwave ultraviolet light. It occurs in all different colors in daylight, in fibrous masses, solid brown masses (troostite), and apple-green gemmy masses.
  • Willemite: Mineral information, data and localities.

    www.mindat.org/min-4292.html Willemite and hemimorphite have about the same weight percentage of zinc and silica. Vanuxem and Keating (1824) noted their "siliceous oxyde of zinc" had an additional component of iron and manganese that was coincidentally the same weight percentage as the amount of water in hemimorphite. Vanuxem and Keating also made a mistake in describing ...
  • Willemite | Definition of Willemite by Merriam-Webster

    www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/willemite Willemite definition is - a mineral of varying color consisting of a silicate of zinc and occurring especially in massive or granular forms. a mineral of varying color consisting of a silicate of zinc and occurring especially in massive or granular forms… See the full definition.
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    www.minerals.net/mineral/willemite.aspx Willemite is one of the most well-known fluorescent minerals, and its fame is attributed to the Franklin District of New Jersey where it forms in abundance with many different colors and habits. Willemite was named in honor of King William I of the Netherlands (1772 - 1843), who was known locally as King Willem.
  • WILLEMITE (Zinc Silicate) - Amethyst Galleries

    www.galleries.com/Willemite Willemite is a somewhat rare zinc mineral, but it was found in such great abundance at Franklin New Jersey that it instantly became an important ore of zinc. The deposit at Franklin, New Jersey is truly unique. Not only is willemite found there but other rare minerals are also found there, and some in amazingly large quantities.
  • Willemite | mineral | Britannica.com

    www.britannica.com/science/willemite Willemite, white or greenish yellow silicate mineral, zinc silicate, Zn2SiO4, that is found as crystals, grains, or fibres with other zinc ores in many deposits. Included are various localities in Sussex County, New Jersey, where it occurs in crystalline limestone and constitutes an important zinc
  • Willemite - definition of willemite by The Free Dictionary

    www.thefreedictionary.com/willemite Define willemite. willemite synonyms, willemite pronunciation, willemite translation, English dictionary definition of willemite. n. A colorless, vitreous to resinous, often fluorescent mineral, Zn2SiO4, a minor ore of zinc. n a secondary mineral consisting of zinc silicate in...
  • Willemite Value, Price, and Jewelry Information ...

    www.gemsociety.org/article/willemite-jewelry-and-gemstone-information Comments. Willemite belongs to the phenakite mineral group as the zinc (Zn) analogue to phenakite itself. In fact, willemite has been used as a zinc ore. Soft, fragile, and difficult to polish, willemites don’t make good jewelry stones.
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