Title

Biotite

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Identifier

rockminx_4-1-3

Creator

Abstract

K(Mg,Fe)AlSiO₁₀(OH)₂ - Mohs Hardness: 2½ - 3. Named in 1847 by Johann Friedrich Ludwig Hausmann in honor of the French physicist, mathematician, astronomer, and mineralogist, Jean Baptiste Biot, who studied the optical properties of the micas. Biot and his associate, Félix Savart, discovered that an electric current in a wire produced a magnetic field. Biot received many awards in his lifetime in recognition of the value of his scientific researches.

Document Type

Photograph

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Source Collection

UT Department of Environmental Sciences

Geographical Area

North Carolina

Institution

The University of Toledo

Digital Publisher

Digital Initiatives, University of Toledo Libraries

LC Subject

environmental sciences; virtual exhibitions

Keywords

virtual exhibition; science;

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