[ ahr-vid-suh-nahyt ]
/ ˈɑr vɪd səˌnaɪt /
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a sodium-rich amphibole, occurring in green to black crystals in alkalic rocks.
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Origin of arfvedsonite
1830–40; named after J. A. Arfvedson (died 1841), Swedish chemist; see -ite1
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In Greenland there are leucite-tinguaites with much arfvedsonite (hornblende) and eudyalite.