fayalite

/fay"euh luyt', fuy ah"luyt/, n. Mineral.
the iron end member of the olivine group, Fe2SiO4.
[1835-45; named after FAYAL; see -ITE1]

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      iron-rich silicate mineral that is a member of the forsterite–fayalite series (forsterite-fayalite series) (q.v.) of olivines.

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